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 of 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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun 
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm Jul-Aug
Areas Served Matheson
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 705-273-2954
Fax 705-273-2522
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Site Location Bingham Memorial Hospital
Located In Community Matheson
Address 507 Eighth Ave
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Intersection Eighth Ave and 2nd St
Mailing Address PO Box 490 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared