Almost everyone living with hepatitis C (HCV) can now be cured with an 8 – 12 week, once-a-day medication. People who inject can access free onsite hepatitis C treatment at the Harm Reduction Center. In our program, you get support before, during, and after the treatment process, and you learn how to prevent reinfection. And, all services are provided at the Harm Reduction Center.
- Free hepatitis C treatment
- Medication storage
- Medication adherence, counseling and support
- Re-infection prevention
- Support and treatment groups
- Linkage to full healthcare services
- Hep A and hep B vaccines, flu shots and wound care
How to Enroll
Visit the Harm Reduction Center and ask the staff about hepatitis C treatment. You do not need proof of insurance or other documentation to get started.
Enrolled hepatitis C treatment lunch group
For people enrolled in the Hepatitis C Wellness Program, a treatment and support group meets every Monday, from 10:30 am – noon.
This community-based HCV group provides a time for people to take medication, and offers space for people to check in with each other, share their experiences and give and get support. The group also provides a healthy lunch for people receiving treatment.
See Upcoming Times
People enrolled in the Hepatitis C Wellness Program may store their hepatitis C medications in a locker at the Harm Reduction Center. Lockers can be accessed any time the Harm Reduction Center is open.
Our philosophy of care
Our providers are nonjudgmental about drug use and are committed to providing quality care to people who inject. There is no requirement to be sober to be cured of hepatitis C. If you’d like to make adjustments to how drugs fit in your world, find out about our harm reduction counseling. All goals are respected and supported, whether that means safer use, managed use, reduced use, planned use, abstinence, or methadone and Suboxone treatment.
Harm Reduction Center
The Harm Reduction Center is a place of welcome and a pathway to improved health and healing. Located in the Tenderloin/SoMa neighborhood, the Harm Reduction Center provides health services and supplies that help people who inject drugs manage their health, prevent overdose, and stop HIV and hepatitis C transmission.
Mobile Syringe & Health Services
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