Healthy lifestyles Alcohol & substance misuse Needle exchange

Needle exchange

The needle exchange program is a harm reduction program aimed at preventing blood borne infections such as HIV and Hepatitis by providing new needles and equipment to help clients avoid sharing these items.

injection kitThe program offers clean needles and other harm reduction supplies including alcohol swabs, filters, tourniquets, cookers, vitamin C, sterile water, and sharps containers as well as safe disposal of used needles.

Public Health Nurses also offer testing, counseling and referral to appropriate community agencies.



Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services                                              
410 Buller Street                                                                                                 
Woodstock, Ontario       

Program hours: 
Monday-Friday 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:30

For more information call 519-539-4431
Toll-free 1-800-755-0394, ext. 3427


171 Thames St. South
Ingersoll, ON

Program hours:
Monday & Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - noon
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: Noon - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

​For more information call 519-303-0580                                     


​Ontario Addiction Treatment Centre (OATC)
5 Ridout St. E., Tillsonburg

Program hours:
Monday & Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday - 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

More information: 519-409-6282

The Livingston Centre
96 Tillson Avenue
Tillsonburg, Ontario

Program hours:
Tuesday 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.