Service: Harm Reduction Works, PARN

Record #: SHA0100
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2022


Description (Service) Provides harm reduction supplies to people who use injection and inhalation drugs in order to reduce the risk of HIV transmission and other blood-borne infections.

Supports individuals as they attempt to make informed decisions about their use and remain as safe as possible while respecting a person's right to continue to use while providing options, support and resources to minimize the negative consequences or harm that may result.

Provides a non-judgemental service delivery which means meeting individuals where they are at in their decision.

Ensures access to a variety of harm reduction program delivery models, including:
  • safer injection equipment such as sterile syringes, VitC, cookers, sterile water, alcohol swabs and tourniquets or ties
  • safer inhalation equipment such as glass stems, push sticks aka chop sticks, screens, mouth piece tubing
  • variety of exchanges locations throughout the four county area
  • other evidence-informed harm reduction strategies in response to local surveillance
Follows the Four Pillars Approach and is actively engaged with two local drug strategies:Volunteer opportunities available.

Service Details

Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm; Tue 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or walk in
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
60 Hunter St E
2nd floor
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 1G5
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Intersection Mark St and Hunter St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; gender neutral washroom available

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-559-0656
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-2895
Fax 705-749-6310
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Primary Contact Aizha Pollock, Manager of Harm Reduction Works
Alternate Contact Dane Record, Interim Executive Director; Email:

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