Harm Reduction

Turning Point Society of Central Alberta

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Description
Provides education, awareness, and a selection of harm reduction tools for safe use.

Service offers:

  • support, information, and resources about harm reduction strategies for safer decision-making, and access to harm reduction tools for individuals in the community who use drugs to prevent the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and other blood borne pathogens

Includes:

  • safer injection and safer inhalation education and tools
  • distribution of free naloxone kits during regular office hours
  • educational sessions on current drug trends, overdose prevention, and overdose response as requested
  • outreach services, satellite harm reduction supply distribution locations, and community needle drop boxes
  • community requests for drug debris cleanup and support
  • support to sex trade workers including information, safer sex supplies, referrals, counselling and emotional support, and 'bad date' reporting
  • NightReach - a mobile outreach team that provides harm reduction materials, seasonal clothing, first aid supplies, occasional food items, and non-judgmental support and referrals to street-involved individuals

Affiliation: Partnered with Alberta Health Services, Red Deer Primary Care Network Street Clinic, Safe Harbour Society, Red Deer Native Friendship Society, and The City of Red Deer.
Key Provider: harm reduction co-ordinators, mobile outreach workers
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • walk-in / drop-in
  • or contact for more information

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-346-8858
Telephone
403-346-8858
Fax
403-346-2352
Web Site
http://www.turningpoint-ca.org
Email
administration@turningpoint-ca.org
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - The front entrance is wheelchair accessible, bathroom etc.
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 20, 2023
Address
4611 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB, T4N 3Z9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:15 AM to 04:45 PM
Tue
09:15 AM to 04:45 PM
Wed
09:15 AM to 04:45 PM
Thu
09:15 AM to 04:45 PM
Fri
09:15 AM to 04:45 PM

Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.