GLIDE Harm Reduction



HIV-HEP C page

GLIDE Harm Reduction Programs provides: 

  • Free, confidential HIV and HEP C Testing (Results in 20 minutes)
  • Street Outreach
  • Health Navigation and Linkages to Care for people diagnosed with HIV or Hepatitis C
  • Syringe Access Services and Safe Disposal Services
  • Drug Overdose Prevention & Education / Narcan Distribution


HIV and Hepatitis C Services
Testing Hours at 330 Ellis Street

  • Monday thru Thursday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Friday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5th Floor)
  • Monday & Tuesday: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (GLIDE Lobby)


Harm Reduction Services

  • Syringe Access, Exchange and Disposal
  • Drug Overdose Prevention Education
  • Narcan distribution
  • Safer Injection Supplies
  • Safer Smoking Kit distribution
  • Community Outreach and Syringe Sweeps
  • Free condoms and lube
  • Individual Harm Reduction Counseling
  • Linkages to care and services based on individual needs 


Syringe Access Hours

  • 5th Floor: Monday–Friday: 12:00 PM–5:00 PM 
  • GLIDE Lobby: Monday & Tuesday: 7:00 PM–9:00 PM


2016 GLIDE HIV and Harm Reduction Services Statistics

  • Provided 567 HIV and Hep C tests
  • 1,984 free, confidential HIV and Hep C testing and counseling 
  • Distributed thousands of Safer Injection and Safer Smoking supplies
  • Conducted 312 hours of street outreach
  • Distributed thousands of Safer Injection and Safer Smoking supplies
  • HIV and Harm Reduction Services is staffed by two full-time and two part-time employees, as well as nearly 20 volunteers

Some characteristics of our population:

  • 75% of Harm Reduction clients are homeless or transitionally housed
  • 33% of our clients identify as LGBT
  • 24% of our clients reported being Hepatitis C+


Want to Know More?

For more information about our HIV services, please contact us:


Paul Harkin, HIV Services Manager:
415.674.5180 /


Be sure to follow  GLIDE's Harm Reduction Facebook page to follow our work and get updates! 

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