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The Quit Smoking Clinic helps you cut down or quit smoking. 

We place priority on seeing patients who are:
    • Pregnant women
• Young families
    • Living in poverty
                        • Living with a mental illness
                  • Without a family doctor 

Choose between weekly sessions (one-on-one or group) or one-time group sessions

Weekly Sessions (Mondays)

Counselling by Public Health Nurses includes assessment, lifestyle change, withdrawal management and referral to other services.
Free nicotine replacement therapy such as patches or gum. You must come to counselling sessions to get these products.

You must have an appointment to come to the clinic.

One-on-one sessions

Group sessions


How to access

Call  905-540-5566 ext. 1 to book an appointment at the Quit Smoking Clinic. There may be a waiting list to access the clinic.


 Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Services building
 21 Hunter Street East, Hamilton

One-time Group Sessions


Hamilton Public Health Services hosts STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) sessions to help people quit smoking.

Workshop participants attend a 2-hour workshop where they receive a group psychoeducation presentation and a cost-free 5-week kit of nicotine patches to support their quit attempt.



Five weeks of free nicotine patches (short-acting NRT such as gum will NOT be offered at this session)

A practical support for alleviation of nicotine withdrawal symptoms, which has been shown to be effective to help people quit smoking

Educational material to encourage participants to make broader changes that can improve overall health

Referrals to community resources for ongoing support 

Are you eligible to participate?

To see if you are eligible to participate and to register for a STOP session:

• call the Tobacco Hotline at 905-540-5566 ext. 1 

Space in these sessions is limited. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Upcoming STOP sessions

January 18th 2018
February 8th, 2018
March 15, 2018

Please check back periodically as additional dates will be added as new workshops are scheduled.


Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Services building

21 Hunter Street East

For an appointment

Call  905-540-5566 ext. 1


Hamilton Public Health Services