Syringe Services Programs

Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) provide comprehensive harm reduction services including providing free sterile needles, syringes, and other injection equipment; safe disposal containers; HIV and viral hepatitis testing and linkage to treatment; overdose prevention and education; referrals to substance use disorder treatment, medical providers, and social services; and HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis prevention education.

The map below shows the counties and agencies where SSPs are located in Tennessee.

The table below provides contact and location information for each agency approved to operate an SSP in Tennessee. For more information, email ssp.health@tn.gov.

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Tennessee SSP Locations

Agency Type of Site Contact Information Operating Hours
A Betor Way Mobile 5829 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38134              
(901) 281-6468
Fri: 6PM–9PM
Choice Health Network Fixed 1925 Ailor Ave                 
Knoxville, TN 37921                  
(865) 208-7356
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 10AM-5PM 
By appointment only
Choice Health Network Mobile 469 Roses Creek Rd       
Clairfield, TN 37715                   
(865) 208-7356
2nd Friday of each month
1PM-3PM
Choice Health Network Mobile 825 Cosby Highway
Newport, TN 37821                  
(865) 208-7356
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month 
1PM-3PM
Hellbender Harm Reduction Fixed 3317 N Broadway               
Knoxville, TN 37917 
Approved, but not yet operating
Live Free Claiborne Fixed 1216 Cedar Fork Rd        
Tazewell, TN 37879                   
(423) 526-5655
Tue: 4PM-5:30PM
Meharry Medical College Fixed 3414 Percy Priest Dr       
Nashville, TN 37214                  
(615) 327-6773
Tues & Thurs: 8AM–4PM          Please call for services
Meharry Medical College Mobile Near 185 Anthes Dr
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 327-6773
Tues & Thurs: 8AM–4PM          Please call for services
Meharry Medical College Mobile 2013 25th Ave N      Nashville, TN 37208         (615) 327-6773 Tues & Thurs: 8AM–4PM          Please call for services
Meharry Medical College Mobile 204 E Trinity Lane    Nashville, TN 37207         (615) 326-6773 Tues & Thurs: 8AM–4PM          Please call for services
Nashville CARES – DART Program Fixed  633 Thompson Ln     Nashville, TN 37204          (615) 761-4474 Please call for services
Nashville CARES – DART Program Mobile 403 Gallatin Pike S Madison, TN 37115            (615) 761-4474  Thurs: 10AM–2PM
Nashville CARES – DART Program Mobile Near 185 Anthes Dr Nashville, TN 37210           (615) 761-4474   Tues: 10AM–2PM
Nashville CARES – DART Program Mobile 442 Metroplex Drive Nashville, TN 37211           (615) 761-4474  Wed: 10AM–2PM
Nashville CARES – DART Program Mobile 642 Thompson Lane Nashville,  TN 37211         (615) 761-4474   Fri: 10AM–2PM
Partnership to Ends AIDS Status (PEAS) Mobile 6073 Mount Moriah Road      Memphis, TN 38115                  (901) 315-3316 Please call for services
Safe Point - Memphis Area Prevention Coalition Mobile 3628 Summer Ave
Memphis, TN 38122
(901) 417-1982
Wed: 6:30PM-8:30PM

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Fixed
2811 Clarke Road    Memphis, TN 30115                
(901) 614-9906

Mon-Fri: 9AM-5PM
STEPTN -Cempa Community Care, NE Fixed 615 N State of Franklin St
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 930-8337 ext 117
Tue: 1PM-4PM
Click here for more information
STEPTN - Cempa Communty Care, NE Fixed 26 Midway St
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 930-8337 ext 117
2nd Fri of each month
1PM-3PM
STEPTN – Cempa Community Care, SE

Fixed

4001 Rossville Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423) 834-7374

Click here for hours of operation

STEPTN – Cempa Community Care, SE

Fixed

407 New Englewood Rd
Athens, TN 37303                       (423) 834-7374

Click here for hours of operation

STEPTN – Cempa Community Care, SE    Fixed 40516 US. 127      Pikeville, TN 37367           (423) 834-7374 Mon: 9:30AM–2:30PM        Click here for hours of operation
STEPTN – Cempa Community Care, SE    Fixed

8845 Rhea County Hwy Dayton, TN 37321   (423) 834-7374

Wed: 10AM–3PM                   Click here for hours of operation
Street Works Fixed 1326B Rosa L. Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37208                 
(615) 259-7676
Mon–Fri: 8:30AM–4:30PM
Street Works Mobile 301 E. Thompson Lane
Nashville, TN 37211                 
(615) 259-7676
Tues & Thurs
Call for operating hours
Street Works Mobile 627 Gallatin Road             
Nashville, TN 37115               
(615) 259-7676
Tues & Thurs,
Call for operating hours
Street Works Mobile 217 Largo Drive             
Nashville, TN 37211                 
(615) 259-7676
Tues & Thurs
Call for operating hours
Street Works Mobile 1520 Hampton Street   
Nashville, TN 37207               
(615) 259-7676
Tues & Thurs
Call for operating hours
Tennessee Harm Reduction Mobile 145 Hospital Drive
Camden, TN 38320
(731) 803-0362
Please call for services
TN Recovery Alliance Fixed 2554 East Magnolia Ave
Knoxville, TN 37914               
(865) 283-4822
Mon-Sat: 10AM-5PM
Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic Fixed 719 Thompson Ln, Ste 37189
Nashville, TN 37204
For established patients
WeCareTN Fixed 4159 Willow Lake Blvd 
Memphis, TN 38118               
(901) 748-5297
By appointment only

*Operating hours for SSPs are subject to change. Please contact the agency listed for more information.