Harm Reduction & Needle Exchange

Single Point of Entry (SPOE)

For those not yet ready to enter treatment, we provide advice on how to stay as safe and healthy as possible. To access advice, or our on-site Needle Exchange service, please call 0121 301 4141.

Our SPOE team members can answer your questions and make you an appointment with an expert worker.

Harm Reduction

We have a range of information sheets relating to drugs and alcohol, which you can download from our Resources page.

Needle Exchange

We operate an on-site Needle Exchange service at Middlewood House, 15 Larch Croft, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7UR. Opening times are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm, Thursday 9.00am to 8.00pm.

We provide access to:

  • Free sterile needles and syringes
  • Safe containers to store used equipment
  • Facilities for the return of used equipment
  • Additional “works”
  • BBV testing and vaccination
  • Advice on safer injecting
  • Steroid user service for users of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) where clients can ‘pick ‘nʼ mixʼ equipment to suit their individual needs

We also manage a Needle Exchange service through the following participating pharmacies:

  • Asda Bosworth Drive B37 5EX
  • Boots Lyndon Road B92 7QP
  • Boots Crabtree Drive B37 5BU
  • Boots Greenwood Way B37 5TL
  • Boots Mell Square B91 3AZ
  • Boots Sears Retail Park B90 4QY
  • Croft Headingham Grove B37 7TW
  • Browns Dovehouse 351 Warwick Road B911BQ
  • Hingleys Hobs Moat B92 8JL
  • Jhoots Beechcroft B36 9EJ
  • Lloyds Union Road B90 3BT
  • Marston Green Station Road B37 7BA
  • Morrisons George Road B91 3BQ
  • Olton 159 Warwick Road B92 7AR
  • WM Brown The Parade B37 6BA