Prevention Point Philadelphia - Syringe Exchange Program

Prevention Point Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Kensington

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides new syringes in exchange for used ones. Exchange participants can access information and develop strategies for reducing their risk of HIV, hepatitis and other drug-related harm. Confidential HIV and Hepatitis C screening and counseling, harm reduction education, overdose prevention, and referrals for drug treatment, medical care, and social services are provided at each site.

In addition to exchanging syringes, the SEP also offers:

Confidential HIV testing and counseling
Hepatitis C screening
Opiate overdose prevention trainings with naloxone distribution
Harm reduction education
Referrals to drug treatment
Medical care
Referrals to legal services
Linkage to case management
Linkage to public assistance and medical assistance
Information and strategies for reducing risks from contracting HIV, hepatitis, safer injection techniques
Geographical AreaCounties: Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
Contact Information
Contact's Name Silvana Mazzella
Contact's Phone 215-634-5272 ext 1112
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 2913 Kensington Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19134
Main Phone 215-634-5272
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Prevention Point Philadelphia
Affiliated Program: Prevention Point Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Kensington
This Service: Prevention Point Philadelphia - Syringe Exchange Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: AIDS/HIV (YF-3000.0270)
Condition Specific Treatment (LT-1750)
HIV Testing (LF-4900.2400)
Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs (RX-8470.1900-610)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)