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
How the service is delivered
Information, Advice and Education
Services are available for
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