Hamilton Public Health Services - The Van
- 7 days a week, 7pm-11 pm
- Mobile Service - Please Call To Arrange A Meeting Spot Anywhere In Hamilton
- Hamilton, Ontario
The VAN is a confidential service provided in partnership with Hamilton Public Health Services that travels anywhere in Hamilton and is available at a requested meeting spot.
A mobile van will deliver new needles and harm reduction supplies to you upon request. Some of the supplies available on The VAN are:
- Safe piercing kits
- 10 packs of 1cc syringes
- 2 hit kits
- 10 packs of 28g
- 10 packs of 26.5g
- 3ml syringes
- 1cc syringes
- Needle tips of different sizes
- Alcohol swabs/prep pads
- Sterile water
- Sharps containers
- Educational pamphlets and information on things such as vein care, safer injection information, coping with triggers, etc.
Other van services include information about safe injection and referral cards for multiple services in the community including addiction counselling and detox.
Everyone is encouraged to return used needles