San Francisco Needle Exchange Locations

The agencies listed below are the main providers of clean syringes and injection equipment in San Francisco. They also provide collection services of used syringes.  All services are free.  As well, many pharmacies in San Francisco will collect used syringes for no cost. We also have a Bay Area Wide Syringe Distribution List.

API Wellness Center- TransTHRIVE (API), 730 Polk Street, 415-292-3420
Homeless Youth Alliance (HYA/SFNE), 584 Cole St. (Possible New location in 2014)
Mission Neighborhood Resource Center (MNRC), 165 Capp Street, 415-869-7977
San Francisco HIV Prevention Project (HPP), 117-A Sixth Street, near Mission, 415-241-5100
St. James Infirmary (SJI), 1372 Mission Street @10th St.
Glide, 330 Ellis Street btw Jone and Taylor

Monday:
4pm – 6pm: 4720 3rd Street, between Newcomb and Oakdale (HPP)
5pm-7pm: 584 Cole Street btw Haight and Page (HYA/SFNE)
7pm – 8:50pm: Ivy Street, between Polk & Van Ness/Grove and Hayes, in garage next to Tom Waddell Clinic. (HPP)
7pm-9pm 330 Ellis Street btw Jone and Taylor (Glide)

Tuesday:
10am – 12 noon: 117 Sixth Street, near Mission (HPP)
2pm-5pm:  730 Polk Street (API/TransTHRIVE)
3pm-6pm:  1372 Mission St (SJI)
6pm – 8pm: Duboce, between Church and Market (HPP)
7pm-9pm 330 Ellis Street btw Jone and Taylor (Glide)

Wednesday:
2pm-4pm: 117- A Sixth St. btw Mission and Howard, gay and bi men only (Speed Project)
5pm-7pm: 584 Cole Street btw Haight and Page (HYA/SFNE)
6pm – 8pm: Weiese Street off 16th btw Mission and Julian 15th and 16th(HPP)

Thursday:
12pm-2pm: 225 Potretro @Martin’s btw 15th and 16th Streets (HPP)
6pm-8pm: 165 Capp Street Ladies Night, women only (SFNE)
7pm – 9pm: Hemlock Alley, between Post and Sutter/Polk and Van Ness. (HPP)

Friday:
12pm – 2pm: 117-A Sixth Street, near Mission. (HPP)
5pm-7pm: 584 Cole Street btw Haight and Page (HYA/SFNE)
6pm – 8pm: 234 Eddy Street, between Jones and Taylor (HPP)
7pm-9pm: Corner of 16th and Mission Mobile Outreach (HPP)

Saturday:
2pm-5pm:  730 Polk Street (API/TransTHRIVE)
3pm – 11pm: 117-A Sixth Street, near Mission. (HPP)

Sunday:
12pm – 5pm: 149 Turk Street @Taylor SF Drug Users Union