Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Site: Thunder Bay - Main Office

Service: Superior Points Harm Reduction Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Needle pickup times may vary depending on the availability of staff
Description (Service) Provides services and information regarding: 
  • Needles and Syringe Exchange 
  • HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C prevention education 
  • Outreach and Referral to other agencies 
  • Harm reduction services, such as providing condoms and sterile water 
  • Agency and Public presentations 
  • Naloxone Distribution
Needle and syringe disposal bins locations: 
  • Alley 100 block of Simpson St off Miles St 
  • Alley 100 block of Bethune/Cumming St 
  • Alley 100 block of North May St off Victoria Ave 
  • Machar Ave alley near Wilson Park 
  • North End Kaministiqua Park 
  • Royal Edward parking lot 
  • Dease St alley just off McKenzie St 
  • 3rd Limbrick Shed 
  • 2nd Blucher Shed 
  • Shelter House (Mail Box) 
  • Norwest CHC parking lot (Mail Box) 
  • TBDHU, 999 Balmoral St 
  • Alley 100 block of North Brodie St  
  • St Andrew's parking lot (Donald / Brodie) (Mail Box)
Hours Outreach Services Mon-Fri 11 am-4 pm, 5 pm-8 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility No restrictions
  • No application process 
  • Call to report needles and syringes that need to be collected
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-621-7861 or 807-621-7862 or 807-621-4520
Fax 807-625-4866
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Rick Thompson, Outreach Worker; Email:
Alternate Contact Lori Kuzminski, Outreach Worker; Email:
Site Location Balmoral Park
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 999 Balmoral St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6E7
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Intersection Balmoral St and William St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1995
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care