Ontario

Needle Exchange Program (NEP)

Type of Service

Addictions Treatment - Substance Abuse

Program Description

The purpose of this program is to reduce the spread of infectious diseases and provide referrals to medical and other organizations; provide access to counselling and increase the health and well-being of individuals using drugs. It provides the following harm reduction supplies to injection drug users: needles; alcohol swabs; sterilized water; cookers, tourniquets, sharps containers, Naloxone nasal spray kits are also available.

Access Information

Assessments are not a requirement of the Needle Exchange Program. Individuals can exchange on behalf of other clients. Referrals to other organizations as necessary.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 705-759-1703

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Algoma)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note By-law dictates 9 metres from building.

Languages

English

Hours

Monday 1300-1600
Tuesday 1300-1600
Wednesday 1300-1600
Thursday 1300-1600
Friday 1300-1600