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Needle Exchange & Harm Reduction Supplies

Where and When

Pembroke office
7 International Drive
Pembroke, ON
K8A 6W5

Monday to Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
8:00 am – 4:00 pm (in July and August)

For more information, call the Health Information Line: 613-735-8651 ext. 666 or 1-800-267-1097.

The Health Unit provides sterile, single use injection equipment for injection drug users. We also provide sharps containers for used supplies, which can be returned for safe disposal. Harm reduction services help prevent the transmission of diseases and reduce the health risks of drug use.

Drop-in – no appointment necessary.

Ontario Harm Reduction Distribution Program


The Health Unit offers free Naloxone to clients who are 16 years or older and are currently a client of a needle syringe/exchange program; friends or family members (16 years or older) of anyone who is currently utilizing the needle syringe/exchange program. Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can temporarily stop or reverse an opioid overdose. If you think someone is having an opioid overdose call 9-1-1, then give naloxone right away.
Examples of opioids include:

  • oxycodone
  • morphine
  • hydromorphone
  • fentanyl
  • codeine

Drop-in – no appointment necessary.

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Pembroke Office

TEL: 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097

Renfrew Office

TEL: 613-432-5853 or 1-800-465-5000