Harm reduction programs aim to protect the community and promote public safety by reducing the spread of infections like HIV and hepatitis C. These programs accomplish this by reducing syringe litter in communities, reducing overdose deaths, and connecting individuals to detox and substance use treatment and other services.
Services offered (Must be at least 18 for needle exchange):
- Sterile syringes
- Disposal of used syringes
- Wound care kits
- Safe sex materials
- Rapid HIV testing
- Naloxone - Learn more about this medication that can reverse an overdose.
- Fentanyl test strips - Learn more about the dangers of fentanyl and how to test for it.
Where to go:
- Mondays, 2-4 p.m. starting 9/13/21
Central Beaverton Library - West Parking Lot
SW Washington & SW 3rd Street
- Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.
Dairy Creek Park, Hillsboro
SW Walnut, Behind WinCo (Bus Line #57)
- First Friday of the month, 1-3 p.m.
4th Dimension Recovery Community Center
362 SW Oak St, Hillsboro
HIV Alliance is our partner in bringing these services to places near you. HIV Alliance has a variety of programs like HIV care coordination, hepatitis C case management, and much more. All of these services may not be offered in Washington County but they are offered in others. Make sure to check their website for details or call 541-342-5088
If you need HIV care coordination within Washington County, check our other partner organizations.