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Cessation Programs


Get ready to live tobacco free

We'll show you how


Live Quit Coaches

and online tools are available

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Mom’s Quit Connection for Families

Quit for Kids Smoking Cessation Program

Quit for Kids (QFK) is a free, statewide smoking cessation program offered by Family Health Initiatives. QFK is a specialized program for pregnant women, moms, dads, and caregivers of children seven and younger, who want help to stop smoking. Quit Coaches meet with clients to help them begin to reduce and quit smoking.

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Sessions are unlimited, include incentives and are scheduled at the convenience of each client. Individual quit plans, as well as a plan to help you stay quit are created in partnership with your quit coach. 

QFK services are available

Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm.

QFK accepts self-referrals through the toll-free number 888-545-5191,, and facebook.


Quit For Kids Texting Support Program

Text: quitforkids to 53016

  • Free texting help to quit smoking

  • Access to live Quit Coach

  • Pregnant women, parents, family members and caregivers of children under the age of 8


A trained Quit Coach who has years of counseling experience will listen – without judgment – and help you to create a plan for quitting, including how to cope with cravings and ways to avoid slips and relapse.


New Jersey residents now have access to 11 Quit Centers. These quit centers provide residents of New Jersey with Free resources and support to stop or reduce their use of tobacco.


The 11 Quit Centers are located in the following counties: Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland/Salem,  Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth Ocean, Essex, Passaic and Union.

Enrolled clients of the Quit Center

may qualify for FREE NRT as part of their treatment plan.


Click to find your local quit center.


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Live Quit Coaches are available:

Mon -Fri 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Sat 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Sun 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Any other time, leave a message and you will get a call back.

Web enroll is available 24/7.


Tobacco Free Ride Program

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No Amount of Smoke or Vapor is Safe Smoking/Vaping doesn’t just hurt the user but it also harms the people around them. Tobacco smoke/vapor contains heavy metals, cancer causing chemicals and toxic gases. Babies and children exposed to secondhand smoke can suffer from SIDS, lung illnesses, ear infections, and asthma attacks.

Pledge to Protect your Family! 

This program ended on May 1, 2022

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