Syringe Outreach Response Team

(SORT)

Taking Harm Reduction to the Streets

Contact: Van Asher vasher@sachr.org  Ext. 150

SORT stands for Syringe Outreach Response Team, and is dedicated to cleaning up and safely disposing of used syringes in the South Bronx. They are available to spread information about health and harm reduction resources, including educating community residents about park syringe disposal kiosks. They also distribute fit-packs for personal syringe disposal, and distribute the life-saving medication Naloxone (also known as Narcan) that is used to reverse opiate overdoses. 

Submit a Syringe Cleanup Request

Use the form below to send a message to our SORT team. If you have a used syringe that needs to be safely disposed or, or if you see syringe litter – let us know and we will send a team out to clean it up. Please note that we primarily handle requests for the Bronx only. Thank you for working with us to keep our community safe.

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