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SHARPS (Southern Hepatitis/HIV/AIDS Referral & Prevention Service)

About the service

Southern Hepatitis/HIV/AIDS Referral & Prevention Service (SHARPS) is a Needle Syringe Program (NSP) located in Frankston with an evening outreach service. SHARPS has a friendly environment with staff who are respectful and understanding.

At SHARPS we have an on-site nurse available on a Tuesday to provide advice and service to those members of the community who would like to access Hepatitis treatment options.

This is a free service.

Who can use the service?

Any member of the community who requires injecting equipment.

Where is the service available?

Primary site:
SHARPS NSP
20 Young Street (9:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri)
Frankston
Phone 9781 1622 – no appointment is necessary.


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Outreach Service
1800 642 287

Mon – Sunday  6.30pm to 9.30pm

Secondary NSP locations with pick up and disposal service:
Frankston Community Health
12-32 Hastings Road, Frankston
8.30 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday


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Hastings Community Health
85 High Street, Hastings
8.30 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
Ph: 5971 9100


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Community Syringe Disposal Service
Hotline 0417 345 750 – 24 hour response time, please leave your name and telephone number.