Anglicare Tasmania

Needle and Syringe Program Hobart

The service distributes sterile injecting equipment to any client, and provides peer education and support around BBV, (specifically Hepatitis C), safer injecting techniques, injecting hygiene, vein care and general physical and mental health issues.

The service is non-judgemental with assumed confidentiality.
Opening hours: 12:30pm to 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Vending machine available 24/7.

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Mental health
Physical health

How the service is delivered

Information, Advice and Education

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

0 - 24

Cost of service

Mixture of free and fee-paying

Nominal fee only

Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service

Regions covered


Contact Details

18 Watchorn Street Hobart, TAS 7000

1800 243 232

Focus Domains




Being healthy