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The New Points Syringe Service Program provides encourages strategies aimed at reducing the health risks of drug use until individuals are ready for recovery. Services are Free and Confidential.

Supplies & Services Available:

  • Safe Injection Supplies: syringes, cookers, cotton filters, sterile water, ascorbic acid, and tourniquets (ties)
  • Syringe Disposal: on-site disposal of used syringes and various sharps containers for at home use
  • Overdose Prevention Training: naloxone nasal spray, rescue breathing barriers, gloves, and overdose prevention education
  • Safer sex supplies: condoms & lube
  • Wound Care Supplies: alcohol pads, triple antibiotic ointment, bandages
  • HIV & Hepatitis C Testing
  • Peer Recovery Coach: peer support for individuals with questions about recovery and treatment options

New Points is open to everyone. You may pick up supplies for yourself or someone else. A staff person will help determine which supplies and services may be helpful. All discussions are confidential and visitors do no need to answer questions to receive supplies.


New Points Syringe Service Program- Hancock

540 Depot Street
Hancock, MI 49930
Ph: 906-281-5389

Office Hours:
Monday: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Additional Syringe Service Program Information and Resources:

Michigan Syringe Service Program