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Needle Exchange Program

Our Services

(408) 792-5529
One-for-One syringe exchange (new needles in exchange for used needles)
HIV and Hepatitis C Testing at most Needle Exchange sites
Substance use and detox referrals
Mental health referrals
Safer sex supplies
Hygiene kits
 
 

Needle Exchange Hours & Locations

 
Monday
 
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Knox Avenue site: Story Road & Knox Avenue (one block west from King Road) in San Jose
 
Tuesday
 
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2nd Street & 280 site: Under the 280 overpass in San Jose (between South 1st street & South 2nd Street)
 
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Crane Center site: 976 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose (southwest side of building)
 
Thursday
 
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Valley Health Center (VHC) @ Alexian site: 2101 Alexian Drive, San Jose (parking lot behind medical site)
 
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Valley Health Center (VHC) @ Sunnyvale site: 660 South Fair Oaks Avenue, Sunnyvale (Parking lot behind medical center)
 
Friday
 
9:00 am – 10:00 am
San Martin site: 90 Highland Ave, San Martin
 
10:15am – 11:15am
VHC @ Gilroy site: 7475 Camino Arroyo, Gilroy
 
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Little Orchard site: Little Orchard St in San Jose (midway between Curtner & San Jose Ave)
 
No Exchange Services:
Wed, Sat, Sun, & County Holidays
 
 
 

Frequently Asked About Health Resources

 
Valley Homeless Clinic at Alexian
Walk in Psychiatric and health care clinic for homeless individuals, call for hours and location.
(408) 272-6050
 
Homefirst Shelter Clinic (Formerly EHC)
Walk in health care clinic for homeless individuals, call for hours and location.
(408) 510-7543
 
Mobile Medical Unit
Walk in health care clinic for homeless individuals, call for a location near you.
(408) 690-6180
 
Mobile Dental Unit
Routine and emergency dental care, call for a location near you.
(408) 568-9446
 
The NEX Program has been approved by the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors, as permitted by HS code 11364.7
 

Crane Center
976 Lenzen Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
 
Phone: (408) 792-3720
Fax: (408) 792-3721
Email: cranecenter@phd.sccgov.org 
Last updated: 3/12/2018 9:44 AM