Step Free from Tobacco

Ready to quit smoking?

Think you've tried everything? Nothing has worked? Afraid to try anything at all?

Whether you smoke or use chew, the Health District's Step Free from Tobacco program can work for you. We have helped hundreds of local smokers quit through our straightforward approach. For more information, call us at (970) 224-5209 or email us at

The Step Free Program

  • First session free
  • Six sessions
  • Sliding fees for those who qualify
  • Free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges
  • Individual, buddy or group sessions
  • Positive, supportive philosophy
  • Proven techniques
  • Specially trained, experienced staff
  • No fear, guilt or shame


For residents of the Health District (northern Larimer County), fees for the six-session program range from $10 - $100, depending on income. People who live outside the Health District may still be eligible for the program, but must pay the full price of $100. A 25% "buddy discount" is available to Health District residents who enroll with a friend or family member.

Call (970) 224-5209 for a free initial session with no obligation. See map of district boundaries.


The Step Free program is led by certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists who understand what it takes to successfully quit tobacco.

Take the first step

Our next 6-week Step Free From Tobacco Class starts Wednesday, March 15, 2017, and runs 6 to 7:30 PM (first class of the session starts at 5:30). Pre-registration is highly recommended by calling (970) 224-5209, but you may also register the first day of class. Classes are held at the Health District offices, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins.

Don't want to wait for a class, or prefer to work one-on-one with a Tobacco Treatment Specialist? Individual sessions by appointment are available continuously throughout the year.

To learn more about the Step Free from Tobacco program or to make an appointment for your free initial session, call us at (970) 224-5209 or contact us by email at

Ongoing support to quit tobacco

The Step Free from Tobacco monthly Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Health District, 120 Bristlecone Drive. Please call (970) 224-5209 for more information and to let us know that you plan to attend. (The group will be cancelled if attendance numbers are low). If you plan to pick up nicotine replacement products at the support group, you must call in advance so that we can have that prepared for you PRIOR to the meeting.