Grey Bruce Public Health

Service: Needle Syringe Exchange and Naloxone Program, Grey Bruce Public Health

Record #: GRE0366
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 02 Feb 2024


Description (Service) Grey Bruce Public Health's Harm Reduction and Substance Overdose/Poisoning Prevention Program provides free and confidential services, equipment, and supplies to people who use drugs.

Aims to prevent the spread of HIV and other blood-borne illnesses and help control unsafe disposal of needles in the community.

  • sterile needles, alcohol swabs, filters, sterile water, tourniquets, and cookers;
  • disposal of used needles and other drug-use equipment;
  • safer smoking kits;
  • condoms and lube;
  • wound care kits.
Naloxone kits and training are available to people who use drugs, along with their friends or family members or other persons who are able to help someone at risk of an opioid overdose. Naloxone kits are also available from participating pharmacies and community partners.

Also provides referrals to other social and health services.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for more information. Additional locations in Grey and Bruce are listed on website
Where to get a free naloxone kit
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
101 17th St E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 0A5
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Intersection 2nd Ave E and 17th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-9420
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3456
Fax 519-376-0605
Primary Contact Monica Blair, Interim Program Manager, Harm Reduction; Phone: ext 1289; Email:
Mailing Address 101 17th St E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 0A5

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