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Our needle and syringe program provides free information and materials necessary to practice safer drug use and safer sex. We can also provide you with referrals to other sources within the community regarding social services, drug and alcohol treatment centers, social workers, housing and welfare, etc. In addition, we can teach injection drug users about the health risks associated with injection drug use and how to reduce the risk of HIV and other blood borne infections.

People do not need to be clients of the AIDS Network to access this service. Clean works are available and used works are accepted for safe disposal.

What can you get there?

Available at this confidential service:

  • New needles & syringes
  • Sterile Water
  • Safe disposal of used needles
  • Cookers
  • Ties
  • Filters
  • Vitamin C
  • Alcohol Swabs
  • Condoms (male and female)
  • Dental Dams
  • Lubricant
  • Safe piercing kits
  • Other harm reduction supplies
  • Safe inhalation kits
  • Safe sex and safe needle use information

Other Needle Exchange Sites

Alcohol Drugs and Gambling Public Health Services
21 Hunter Street East, 3rd Floor
Hamilton, ON
Tel: 905 546-3606

Elizabeth Fry Society (Women only)
987 King St. E., Suite 203
Hamilton, ON
(905) 527-3097

Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
71 Rebecca Street
Hamilton ON
905 522-3233

Sexual Health Clinics

East End Sexual Health Clinic
Monday 12:30-4pm, Wednesday 3-6pm
246 Centennial Pkwy @ Barton St
Tel: 905-546-3750

Mountain Sexual Health Clinic
Monday-36pm, Wednesday 12:30-4pm
1447 Upper Ottawa Street, Unit 8
Tel: 905-546-3274

Street Health Clinic Wesley Urban Ministries
Note: needle exchange is no longer available at the front desk of Wesley 195
Ferguson Avenue North, 2nd floor
Hamilton, ON
Tel: 905 777-7852

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