This Program has not been updated in more than a year.

We recommend you try to verify information using the contact information below before making plans.

Access: Drug User Health Program

By AIDS Action Committee

This is a state-sanctioned drop-in center supporting people who inject drugs and their network to reduce health risks by providing risk reduction supplies, referrals, and counseling.

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This is an ongoing program.
Monday through Friday.

Needle exchange and supply pickup hours: 

  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: from 9am – 12pm; 1pm – 4pm
  • Thursdays from 9am – 12pm.

Ages: Adults.

This is a drop-in opportunity for people who inject drugs (PWID) and their support network to gain access to health risk reduction supplies.

Request assistance

Contact

Aids Action Committee Access
Cambridge Needle Exchange
cockene@fenwayhealth.org
857-313-6800
Aids Action Committee Access Outreach
Outreach Line
617-470-0994
Aids Action Committee
Cambridge Office Main Line
617-661-3040

You can also send texts to our outreach line!

No application or registration needed.

Free!

Location

  • In-person only.

AAC Cambridge Office

359 Green Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Maraykanka

Cambridgeport

Wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

 As of September 1, Fenway Health/AAC is operating the needle exchange as “one person in, one person out” model to allow people to come inside for up to 10 minutes to get supplies.. You will be able to pick up new supplies, drop off old supplies, and grab Narcan! Please note that your MUST wear a mask (we will give you one if you don’t have one) and answer some COVID-19 screening questions before entering.

 

Outreach services also offered on Mondays (Alewife, Porter, Davis); Wednesdays (Central, Harvard); and Fridays (Alewife, Malden).