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San Francisco Free Needle Exchange/Syringe Access Schedule. (last updated January 2021). Many pharmacies in SF will also collect needles for no cost.
Click here for a schedule of hep C services

Day

Time

Program

Address

Neighborhood

Mon

9am-12pm

TransThrive

730 Polk St. 4th Floor btw Ellis and Eddy (transgender only)

Tenderloin

Mon

11am-4pm

SFAF SAS

6th Street Harm Reduction Center, 117 6th @ Mission (no syringe access at 1035 Market)

SOMA/6th

Mon

12-5pm

SFDUU

149 Turk St. (@Taylor)

Tenderloin

Mon

4-6pm

SFAF SAS

3rd Street and Innes Ave. look for white van

Bayview

Mon

5:30-7:30pm

HYA

558 Clayton St. in the Free Clinic, upstairs

Haight

Mon

9-5pm

GLIDE

330 Ellis btw Jones and Taylor (lobby)

Tenderloin

Tues

11am-4pm

SFAF SAS

117-A 6th St. btw Mission and Howard

SOMA

Tues

12-5pm

SFDUU

149 Turk St. (@Taylor)

Tenderloin

Tues

2-5pm

TransThrive

730 Polk St. 4th Floor btw Ellis and Eddy (transgender only)

Tenderloin

Tues

5.30-7.30pm

St. James

234 Eddy St. btw Jones & Taylor near Windsor Hotel

Tenderloin

Tues

6-8pm

SFAF SAS

Duboce St. near Church and Mkt., in bikeway behind Safeway

Castro

Tues

9-5pm

GLIDE

330 Ellis btw Jones and Taylor (12-5pm – 5th Flr, 7-9pm, lobby)

Tenderloin

Wed

9am-12pm

TransThrive

730 Polk St. 4th Floor btw Ellis and Eddy (transgender only)

Tenderloin

Wed

11am-4pm

SFAF SAS

117-A 6th St. btw Mission and Howard

SOMA

Wed

12-5pm

SFDUU

149 Turk St. (@Taylor)

Tenderloin

Wed

5:30-7:30pm

HYA

558 Clayton St. in the Free Clinic, upstairs

Haight

Wed

9-5pm

GLIDE

330 Ellis btw Jones and Taylor, 5th Flr

Tenderloin

Wed

6-8pm

SFAF SAS

Wiese street off 16th St. btw Mission and Julian

Mission

Thu

11am-4pm

SFAF SAS

117-A 6th St. btw Mission and Howard

SOMA

Thu

12-2pm

SFAF SAS

225 Potrero @ Martin’s btw 15th & 16th St (PICK-UP ONLY, NO DISPOSAL)

Mission

Thu

1-5pm

TransThrive

730 Polk St. 4th Floor btw Ellis and Eddy (transgender only)

Tenderloin

Thu

5-7pm

AHP

1930 Market Street @ Laguna (drop off not necessary)

Duboce Triangle

Thu

6-7.30pm

St. James

234 Eddy St. btw Jones & Taylor near Windsor Hotel. (Distribution of harm reduction supplies only. No drop off)

Tenderloin

Thu

7-9pm

SFAF SAS

Hemlock Alley off Polk, btw Post and Sutter

Polk/TL

Thu

9-5pm

GLIDE

330 Ellis btw Jones and Taylor, 5th Flr

TL

Fri

11am-4pm

SFAF SAS

117-A 6th St. btw Mission and Howard

SOMA/6th

Fri

12-5pm

SFDUU

149 Turk St. (@Taylor)

Tenderloin

Fri

5:30-7:30pm

HYA

558 Clayton St. in the Free Clinic, upstairs

Haight

Fri

1-5pm

TransThrive

730 Polk St. 4th Floor btw Ellis and Eddy (transgender only)

Tenderloin

Fri

9-5pm

GLIDE

330 Ellis btw Jones and Taylor, 5th Flr

Tenderloin

Fri

6-8pm

St. James

234 Eddy St. btw Jones & Taylor near Windsor Hotel

Tenderloin

Fri

7-9pm

SFAF SAS

Corner of 16th and Mission (mobile outreach)

Mission

Sat

9-11am, 1.30-3.30pm

AHP

1930 Market Street @ Laguna (drop off not necessary)

Duboce Triangle

Sat

1-5pm

TransThrive

730 Polk St. 4th Floor btw Ellis and Eddy (transgender only)

Tenderloin

Sat

4-8pm

SFAF SAS

117 6th street @ Mission/ 6th Street Harm Reduction Center

SOMA/6th

Sun

12-6pm

SFDUU

149 Turk St. (@Taylor)

Tenderloin

NEX sites may also offer on-site medical care/wound care, HIV testing, access to methadone and other drug treatment, Narcan trainings or other services. Call ahead if there is something specific you need, just to make sure it is available.

Alliance Health Project: 415-476-3902
GLIDE Harm Reduction: 415-674-5180  
Homeless Youth Alliance: 415-630-0744
SF AIDS Foundation SAS
: 415-487-8043
SF Drug Users’ Union: 415-990-3827
St. James Infirmary: 415-312-6306
TransThrive: 415-409-4101