Porcupine Health Unit

Site: Timmins Branch - Kirby Ave

Service: Northern Exchange Program

Description & Services
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 condoms and lubrication 
  • 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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility Drug users and/or family friends requiring supplies and support
Application No appointment required, walk-in services
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Porcupine Health Unit: 705-267-1181
Website www.porcupinehu.on.ca
Site Location Timmins Native Friendship Centre
Located In Community Timmins
Address 179 Kirby Ave
Timmins, ON P4N 1K1
 
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Intersection Kirby Ave and Balsam St S
Mailing Address Bag 2012 
169 Pine St S 
Timmins, ON P4N 8B7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Provincial and Municipal cost shared