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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
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Knox Ave site: Story Rd & Knox Ave (one block west from King Rd) in San Jose
 
Tuesday
1:00pm – 3:00pm
2nd St & 280 site: Under the 280 overpass in San Jose (between S 1st & S 2nd St)
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Crane Center site: 976 Lenzen Ave, San Jose (southwest side of building)
 
Thursday
8:30am – 10:00am
VHC @ Alexian site: 2101 Alexian Dr, San Jose (parking lot behind medical site)
10:30am – 12:00pm
VHC @ Sunnyvale site: 660 S Fair Oaks Ave, Sunnyvale (Parking lot behind medical center)
 
Friday
9:00am – 10:00am
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
 

The Crane Center
976 Lenzen Avenue
San Jose CA 95126
 
Phone: (408)792-3720
Fax: (408)792-3721
Email: cranecenter@phd.sccgov.org 
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