Consumption & Treatment Services (CTS)

Looking for a safe space to use?  Afraid to use alone?  Need new supplies?

Come to the CTS in downtown Kitchener.  Hours of operation are 9 am to 9 pm, 7 days a week

What is available at the CTS?

Services that are available include:

  • Supervised consumption (You will not be able to smoke your drugs but you can inject, snort, or swallow them)
  • A supportive and calm environment
  • A judgment-free space with supportive staff, including a registered nurse, a social service worker and a peer worker
  • If you start to overdose, staff can give you oxygen, you may not need naloxone
  • Supports and referrals
  • Safer substance use education
  • Harm reduction supplies, sharps containers, returns accepted
  • You can pick up a naloxone kit
  • Wound care

Why do we have a CTS in our community?

  • CTS saves lives by reducing the number of fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses
  • Reduces the spread of infectious diseases like HIV and Hepatitis C 
  • Connects people with community supports
  • Creates a safer community by reducing drug use in public spaces and providing options for proper needle disposal

Consumption and Treatment Services – A Harm Reduction Program (pdf link)

Looking for more information about Consumption and Treatment Services?

Visit: www.regionofwaterloo.ca/CTS

Email: CTS@regionofwaterloo.ca

Phone:  519-575-4400 Ext 5613 or TTY:  519-575-4608

Phone (CTS):  519-514-1467