Halton. Halton Region Public Health

Service: Exchange Works - Needle Exchange and Naloxone Distribution

Record #: OAK3756
Last Full Update: 31 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
After Hours Phone If you require needle exchange and harm reduction services, including Naloxone, please call 905-330-3305;  
or North Halton 905-702-4200
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
E-Mail needleexchange@halton.ca
Website www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Sexual-Health/Harm-Reduction-Services
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Nicholle Russell RN, MScN, Manager, Sexual Health & Harm Reduction

Agency Information

Funding Regional / Municipal

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Exchange Works is a program of Halton Region’s Harm Reduction Services 
Services offered:

  • safer injection supplies
  • safer steroid supplies
  • safer inhalation supplies
  • safer sex supplies 
  • nasal naloxone training and kits 
  • education 
  • written information and referrals 

All services available through Mobile Outreach Service, and at fixed locations 

You can access Exchange Works by:

Texting or calling mobile outreach services (on a confidential cell phone)

  • Mobile Outreach Services
    905-330-3305 (if using a Halton Hills landline phone, dial 905-702-4200 to avoid long-distance charges)
    Mon-Thu 2 pm-6 pm

Walk-in to the following Exchange Works fixed sites:

Other community agencies can also provide free harm reduction supplies to their clients. See the Find Supplies Map from Ontario Harm Reduction Distribution Program for more harm reduction supplies and disposal bin locations in your area.

  • Mobile Outreach Services: Mon-Thu 2 pm-6 pm
  • Exchange Works fixed sites (Oakville & Burlington): Mon-Fri 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions

Text or call mobile outreach services (on a confidential cell phone), at 905-330-3305 (North Halton 905-702-4200 call only)  or by walk-in to the Exchange Works fixed site locations during open hours

Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None ; Services are confidential and do not require a health card.

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Mailing Address c/o Halton Region Public Health 
Halton Regional Centre 
1151 Bronte Rd 
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
Physical Access Fully Accessible - all sexual health clinic locations ; free parking also available

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