Harm Reduction and Syringe Services Programs (SSPs)

Harm Reduction and Syringe Services Programs (SSPs)

Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) provide comprehensive harm reduction services including providing free sterile needles, syringes, and other injection equipment; safe disposal containers; HIV and viral hepatitis testing and linkage to treatment; overdose prevention and education; referrals to substance use disorder treatment, medical providers, and social services; and HIV, STDs, and viral hepatitis prevention education.

The map below shows the counties and agencies where SSPs are located in Tennessee.

The table below provides contact and location information for each agency approved to operate an SSP in Tennessee. For more information, email ssp.health@tn.gov.

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Tennessee Syringe Services Program (SSP) Locations

Agency

Type of Site

Contact Information

Operating Hours

A Betor Way

Mobile

1571 Sycamore View Road, Memphis, TN 38134  (901) 281-6468

Fri: 6PM–9PM

Cempa Community Care

Fixed

4001 Rossville Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403      (423) 226-2392

Click here for hours of operation

Cempa Community Care

Fixed

615 N State of Franklin St, Johnson City, TN 37604       (423) 930-8337 ext 117 Mon–Fri: 8:30AM–4:30PM *Closed 11:45-12:45 daily for lunch

Choice Health Network

Fixed

1925 Ailor Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921                                   (865) 208-7356 Mon, Wed, Thurs: 10AM-4PM *Appointment only

Live Free Claiborne

Fixed

1216 Cedar Fork Rd., Tazewell, TN   37879            423-526-5655

Tue: 4PM-5:30PM

Memphis Area Prevention Coalition (MAPC)

Mobile

28 N Claybrook St, Memphis, TN 38104                             (901) 417-1982

Wed: 1PM–3PM

 

Memphis Area Prevention Coalition (MAPC)

Mobile

3628 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38122        (901) 417-1982

Wed: 6:30PM-8:30PM

Partnership to End AIDS Status (PEAS)

Fixed

6073 Mount Moriah Rd, Suite 19 Memphis, TN 38115,                                   (901) 315-3316

Mon-Thurs: 9:00AM - 11:00PM

Fri: 9:00AM - 9:00PM

Street Works

Fixed

1326B Rosa L. Parks Blvd Nashville, TN 37208         (615) 779-4840

Mon–Fri: 9:00AM–5:00PM

*SSP operating hours may be affected by COVID-19 response efforts.  Contact agency for more information.