Peel Health Services Department

Public Health, Peel Works Needle Exchange Program

Record Details
Social Media Website Website: www.peelregion.ca/health/needle-exchange/
Social Media Website
Description & Services
Description For the Needle Exchange & Safer Inhalation Kit Fixed Site Locations - see http://www.peelregion.ca/health/needle-exchange/ 
 
Peel Works Needle Exchange Program aims to prevent the spread of hepatitis B and C and HIV/AIDS among people who inject drugs (including steroids) while using a Harm Reduction philosophy. They provide: 
 
Free naloxone kits 
Sterile needles and injection equipment 
Safer inhalation equipment 
Safer piercing kits 
Sharps containers for disposal of used needles 
Pick up of used needles 
Information on safer drug use and steroid use 
Information on safer sex 
Free condoms and lube 
Referrals to other agencies for support and treatment 
Referrals to a Healthy Sexuality Clinic 
 
Public health nursing services: 
HIV testing (including the Rapid Test) 
Hepatitis A, B and C testing 
Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) 
Free treatment for certain STIs 
Birth control, emergency contraceptive pill and pregnancy testing 
 
All services are free and confidential 
No Health Card Needed
Hours Hours have changed, please see below:  
Needle Exchange Services Mon-Sat 4pm -11pm 
*Public Health Nursing Services Mon 4pm-11pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility All ages
Fees None
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Contact Information
Address & Map
7120 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, ON L5M 2C1
 
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Intersection Hurontario St and Derry Rd
Office Phone Cell 647-225-1623 
Region of Peel 905-791-7800
Fax 905-565-0399
E-Mail PWNEP@peelregion.ca
Website www.peelregion.ca/health/needle-exchange/
Primary Contact Danny Bilan, Peel Public Health; Phone: ext 2864
Alternate Contact Kim Lee, Public Health Nurse - Health Promotion and Harm Reduction Program, Peel Public Health; Phone: 905-791-7800 ext 750; Email: kim.lee@peelregion.ca
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Service Level (20) Regional Government
Subjects
Subjects Addictions ; AIDS ; Drug use ; Drugs ; Hepatitis ; Information and referral ; Mental health ; Preventive measures ; Regional government ; Sexuality

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