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Porcupine Health Unit
Northern Exchange Program, Hornepayne Branch

  • 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
Please call ahead to make sure that a nurse will be availableMain Office is located in Timmins
Hours of Operation
Office Hours: Mon 8:30 am-12 noon, Tue-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun * Mon 8 am-12 noon, Tue-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm Jul-Aug
Drug users and/or family friends requiring supplies and support
Application Process
Call ahead to make sure that a nurse will be available
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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