Description & Services
Public Comments Please call ahead to make sure that a nurse will be available 
Main Office: Timmins
Description (Service)
  • Distributes sterile drug use equipment  
  • Offers injection equipment, syringes, sterile water, alcohol swabs, tourniquets, filters, acidifiers, cookers 
  • Disposes of used needles brought in by clients 
  • Distributes safer snorting kits - straws, water, information 
  • Distributes safer crack smoking kits - pyrex stem, brass screen, chopstick, mouthpiece 
  • Provides condom and lubricant  
  • Offers vaccination and testing upon request 
  • Refers to community resources 
  • Provides general counselling 
  • Provides the general public with instructions on how to safely dispose of needles found in the community
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cochrane
Eligibility Drug users and/or family friends requiring supplies and support
Application Call ahead to make sure that a nurse will be available
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-272-3394
Fax 705-272-4996
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Site Location Minto Centre
Located In Community Cochrane
Address Minto Centre
233 8th St
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
 
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Intersection 8th St and 9th Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 550 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared