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IDEA Exchange

Miami IDEA Exchange-Florida Needle Exchange

(IDEA Exchange )

With the premise of providing new syringes in exchange for used ones, the IDEA Exchange envisions health equity with a mission in increasing access to the tools necessary to keep people healthy, especially those who are most vulnerable. Operating within the University of Miami, the IDEA Exchange is the only syringe exchange in the state of Florida. Besides its primary function of providing new syringes in exchange for used ones, the IDEA Exchange hosts many auxiliary harm reduction services to reduce the spread of HIV, Hepatitis C, and other blood-borne diseases.

  • Case Management/Coordinated Care
  • Community Trainings/Education
  • Hepatitis testing/Education
  • HIV testing/Education
  • MAT Education/Referrals
  • Naloxone Distribution/Overdose Ed.
  • Syringe Services

1690 NW
7th Ave
Miami, FL 33136 US


Fixed Site Location:

1690 NW 7th Ave

Monday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Tuesday: 10:00am to 6:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am to 6:00pm

Friday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am to 11:00am

Sunday: Closed

Mobile Unit

Monday: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Located at: Florida City
Lucy Street SW 7th Ave
Across Save Way Food Market
744 SW 8th Ave, Homestead, FL 33030

Tuesday: 8:00am to 11:00am
Located at: Overtown
NW 11th Street between 2nd and 3rd Ave

Wednesday: 9:00am to 11:00am
Located at: North Miami-Dade
NW 182nd Street and 47th Ave
Behind CVS: 4700 NW 183rd St, Carol City, FL 33055

Wednesday: 11:30am to 2:00pm Opa Locka        Located at: Opa Locka                                   NW 22nd Ave and Ali Baba Ave, Across from Tiger Food Market (Dolphin Food Market): 2190 Ali Baba Ave, Opa-Locka, FL 33054

Thursday: 8:00am to 11:00am
Located at: Overtown                                      NW 11th Street between 2nd and 3rd Ave

Liberty City: 11:30am to 2:00pm
Located at: NW 62nd Street and 14th Ave
Lot next to Family Post: 1370 NW 62nd Street, Miami, FL 33147

*Mobile unit schedule is subject to change. Please call, email, or check social media pages to confirm.

(786) 769-8118
(786) 606-9047
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