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HIV/Hep C and Harm Reduction Services

Reducing risks by testing, treating and educating individuals vulnerable to HIV and Hepatitis C

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75%

of our clients are homeless or transitionally housed

33%

of our clients identify as LGBT

24%

of our clients reported being Hepatitis C+

Reducing harms with respect for the rights of people who use drugs

Harm reduction is comprised of a range of public health strategies designed to lessen the negative social and/or physical consequences associated with various human behaviors, both legal and illegal. Since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, GLIDE has used harm reduction strategies to staunch the spread of disease and reduce stigma.

Testing and Linkage Services

Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing and linkages to HIV and Hepatitis C treatment.

COVID-19 Update 7/28/2021: New hours

Syringe Access and Supplies: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (At Taylor Street Gate on the corner of Taylor Street and Ellis Street)

HIV/Hep C/STI Testing: Monday–Friday, 9:00 PM – 1:00 PM (Check-In with SAS desk on Taylor Street)

Same-day Suboxone Starts: Thursdays 11am-1pm; 6th floor closed – Please contact your case manager or navigator by phone or email for assistance.

Services include:

  • HIV, Hepatitis C, and STI Testing and Risk Reduction Counseling
  • Syringe Access Services (SAS) (free syringe distribution and disposal, safer-use supplies, and Narcan distribution)
  • Street Outreach and Community Engagement
  • Healthcare Navigation
  • Same-day Suboxone Start (via tele-health appointment)
  • Drug Overdose Prevention & Education
  • Linkages to care and services based on individual needs

For more information, call 415-674-5180.

Syringe Access Services (SAS)

Free safer injection, snorting and smoking supplies, syringe disposal, and Narcan.

  • Syringe Access and Supplies: Monday–Friday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm on the Taylor side of the building
  • 6th floor temporarily closed – Please contact your case manager or navigator by phone or email for assistance.

Other Services and Information

  • Street Outreach
  • Drug Overdose Prevention & Education

 

Want to Know More?

For more information about these programs, contact HIV/Hep C and Harm Reduction Services.

415-674-5180