Overdose Prevention and Response:
The neighbourhoods Street Health serves continue to experience unrelenting and extremely high rates of overdoses. Street Health operates an Overdose Prevention Site, which in the last year prevented more than 50 overdoses. Naloxone (kits and training) and sterile drug use equipment are always available at Street Health.
Provides the distribution of condoms, sterile drug use equipment, and naloxone (kits and training). Outreach workers with nursing support occurs in the Moss Park and Regent Park areas every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.
Check back soon for information about times and locations.
Community volunteers, especially those who also have lived experience with drugs and homelessness, are welcome to participate in assembling safer drug use kits.
Harm Reduction Drop-In:
Every Wednesday 4:30-7:00 PM at All Saints Community Centre/Church
Provides the distribution of condoms, sterile drug use equipment, and naloxone (kits and training), healthy food, monthly Hep C testing, individual support, educational workshops, referrals and community information. Programming includes mindfulness meditation.
Every Thursday 5:00-7:00 PM at All Saints Community Centre/Church
Drop-in for non-binary people, trans and cis women who are homeless and/or street-involved.
The Community Harm Reduction Response Team:
Is a collaborative project to promote and enhance capacity for low threshold harm reduction services. The project operates through multiple community service agencies across the GTA.
Community Care Partnership:
Street Health is a partner in the Community Care Project (previously Cabbage Town Clean-Up Project). This project is funded by the City of Toronto Downtown East Strategy to clean up discarded harm reduction supplies in the Downtown Eastside. If you would like more information on the project or would like to report discarded items in your community, please email Jennifer Porter, the Harm Reduction Community Care Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Street Health has an outdoor sharps disposal container (accessible during Street Health’s hours of operation).