Syringe Services Program
Entities Seeking Approval to Operate a Syringe Services Program
The Center for Harm Reduction Services administers the Maryland Syringe Services Program, reviewing new applications, managing program reporting, issuing program guidance, and providing TA and support to approved programs.
Programs seeking approval to operate an SSP must apply using the web form linked below. Please read the application guidance document thoroughly before submitting an application.
Syringe Services Program Application
Syringe Services Program Application Guidance
For more information about the program, application and requirements, please email email@example.com.
Approved Syringe Services Programs
As of January 2023, there are 22 active Syringe Services Programs throughout the state of Maryland.
SSP Guide: Hours & Locations (updated December 2022)
All programs provide the following services:
Distribution and collection of hypodermic needles/syringes
Substance related use disorder counseling
Treatment and recovery services
HIV, HCV, and STD testing
Linkage to PrEP/PEP
Reproductive health education and services
- Overdose education
- Fentanyl testing strips
- On-site housing and access to emergency shelter needs (select sites only)
Baltimore City Syringe Litter and Kiosk Evaluation - Phase I
This July 2022 evaluation written by Andrea Medley, MPH, assesses syringe disposal options in Baltimore City and utilization of an existing syringe disposal kiosk. Read it here.