Tobacco | Hastings Prince Edward Public Health



Quit Smoking Programs

Smoke-Free Families

Most parents hope for a healthy baby and to give their child the best start in life. Hastings Prince Edward Public Health offers a number of programs that can assist families to become smoke-free. 

Benefits of being a smoke-free family:

  • Improvements in circulation, breathing, and general health;
  • Ability to be active with your kids and be a positive role model;
  • Decreases your child’s risk of breathing problems, asthma, pre-term birth, attention and behaviour problems;
  • Results in fewer coughs, colds; and ear infections; and
  • Saves times and money.

We Can Quit Prenatal/Postnatal Initiative

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health offers this program for women who are pregnant or who have a baby (up to 12 months of age) and want to quit smoking. Weekly visits in your home with Public Health staff will include:

  • Free nicotine replacement therapy (patch, gum, lozenges);
  • Free quit kit and resources;
  • Help to make a quit plan; and
  • Support for you and your partner. 

Click here for a client referral form related to this program.

For more information, email or call ourTobacco Talk Line at (613) 966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 600.

TTY: Dial 711 + (613) 966-5500 + GA (Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Provincial Resources:

Smoker’s Helpline - 1-877-513-5333

Motherisk Helpline - 1-877-327-4636  

Other Supports: 

Families Controlling and Eliminating Tobacco (FACET)


Smokefree Women

Smoker's Helpline