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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.

SSP

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 1042 E 3rd St Chattanooga, TN 37403 (423) 226-2392  Mon/Wed/Thu: 8AM–5PM Tue: 8AM–6PM Fri: 8AM–12:30PM 
Cempa Community Care  Fixed 615 N State of Franklin St Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 930-8337 ext 117  Mon–Fri: 8:30AM–4:30 PM *Closed 11:45-12:45 daily for lunch
Choice Health Network  Mobile 1925 Ailor Ave Knoxville, TN 37921 (865) 208-7356  Mon/Wed: 9AM-4PM Tue: 12PM-4PM Thu: 9AM-6PM 
Choice Health Network  Mobile 2165 Cosby Highway Newport, TN 37821 (865) 208-7356  Tue: 1PM-3PM 
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 
Street Works Mobile 907 Gallatin Pike Madison, TN 37215 (615) 779-4840 Mon–Fri: 9:00AM–5:00PM
Street Works Mobile 101 Old Trail Court Nashville, TN 37207 (615) 779-4840 Call ahead for services

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