Full Resource Name:

ENCORE/Needle Exchange Program

557 Broad Street
Prevention Unit/E.N.C.O.R.E.
Providence, RI 02907

(401) 781-0665

www.aidscareos.org/OurServices/PreventionCenter/NeedleExchange.aspx

Description:

Currently the only needle exchange program in the state. Functions as a Harm Reduction program including needle exchange, drug treatment referral, free condoms, free clothing and free HIV testing on-site.

E.N.C.O.R.E.

E - Education on HIV prevention.
N - Needle exchange to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV and other comminicable diseases.
C - Counseling on reducing risk, HIV testing, following through on medical care, and substance abuse treatment.
O - Outreach into the community to identify potential clients for the E.N.C.O.RE program.
RE - Referral to agencies and programs by request from the client.

Primary Services:

  • HIV Testing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Personal/Grooming Supplies  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Mon: Cranston Street in Providence from 4:30pm-6:30pm
Wed: Pawtucket & Central Falls 4:30pm-6:30pm
Thu: Prairie Ave. in Providence from 10:00am-1:00pm
Fri: Newport (Broadway and Memorial Park) 1:30pm-3:30pm
Sat: Hartford and Manton Ave. in Providence 1:00pm-3:00pm

ENCORE is always open at our Prevention Office:
557 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907

Intake Process:

Call for Information

Program Fees:

No Fees

Eligibility:

All

Is Shelter?

No

Miscellaneous

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

February 26, 2020

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Geographies Served

Address Listings

Physical
(Primary)
557 Broad Street
Prevention Unit/E.N.C.O.R.E.
Providence, RI 02907
Mailing557 Broad Street
Prevention Unit/E.N.C.O.R.E.
Providence, RI 02907

Contacts

General Email
(Primary)

General Email

rayj@aidscareos.org

(401) 781-0665

Phone Numbers

Main Phone
(Primary)

Main Phone

(401) 781-0665

Fax

Fax

(401) 781-0616