Needle and Syringe Program

A confidential, free and friendly service with safe injecting equipment, disposal facilities and a 24-hr vending machine for people who inject drugs.

The Needle and Syringe Program is a non-judgemental, confidential, friendly service with a range of injecting equipment, disposal facilities and resources for people who inject drugs. At NSP you’ll find specialised staff who can provide brief interventions, referrals, equipment demonstrations and information.

Who this service is for

People who inject drugs.
There is no formal referral process.

Cost

Free service
All our injecting equipment is free except for:
- sterile water ($0.50c and $0.30c ampoules),
- disposable tourniquets ($0.80c)
- vending machine fitpacks ($2.00).

Opening Hours

Hobart
Mon - Fri, 12:30pm - 5pm

Glenorchy
Mon - Fri, 10am - 4:45pm

Burnie
Mon - Fri, 10am - 2:30pm

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    We have facilities Hobart, Glenorchy and Burnie.

    There is no formal referral process.

  • Call or visit us online

    To find out more call us on 1800 243 232

Updated: 16/02/2021

Provided by

51 Wilmot Street, Burnie TAS, Australia

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