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

Southern Hepatitis/HIV/AIDS Referral & Prevention Service (SHARPS) is a Needle Syringe Program (NSP) located in Frankston with an evening outreach service. SHARPS have a friendly environment with staff who will not judge.

SHARPS is located at 20 Young Street, Frankston from 9:00 am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Here you will find a free supply of:

  • clean needles & syringes
  • cotton & spoons
  • medi–swabs
  • condoms & lube
  • access to internet and phone (local calls only)
  • Advice, referral, support & information.

There is an evening mobile outreach service which operates 7 evenings a week, covering Dandenong, Springvale, Frankston and surrounding areas.

Who can use the service?

Anyone involved in illicit injecting drug use.

Where is the service available?

Primary site:
20 Young Street, Frankston
9.00am to 5.00pm
Tel: 9784 7409 – no appointment necessary

Freeway Outreach:
1800 642 287
Seven evenings a week from 6.30pm to 10pm

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

Hastings Community Health
85 High Street, Hastings
8.30 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday

Services are free