Points of Interest in Lower Manhattan

QuIHN – Townsville


47 Thuringowa Drive, Kirwan QLD, Australia

Intake number

07 4735 8828

Freecall number

1800 172 076

Intake email




Intake opening hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

About QuIHN

QuIHN is a statewide, not for profit, and non-government health service which provides a variety of health services to illicit drug users throughout Queensland. They promote the health and well-being of people who currently use illicit drugs, those who have used illicit drugs in the past, and members of the community touched or affected by illicit drug use.

QuIHN provides a needle and syringe program, support services, distribution of information, education and training, workforce development initiatives, life skills programs and services that relate to illicit drug use, blood borne viruses, sexual health and other psychological and physical health issues.

QuIHN Townsville also run a TMP (Treatment Management Program) clinic, including Fibroscanning, for those with Hepatitis C, every second Tuesday.



The programs you can access in Townsville include;

  • Alcohol And Other Drugs Outreach Program
  • Hepatitis C Treatment And Management Program
  • TIDE Project – Hepatitis C Treatment Support
  • Qld Pharmacotherapy Advice & Mediation Service (QPAMS)
  • Needle & Syringe
  • Peer Education
  • Client Support

Intake, assessment and referral

Self-referral to this service is welcome along with referrals from family, community services and health professionals. The intake team will help determine which programs are the best option.


Additional information


Hospital and Health Service Region


Primary Health Network region

Northern Queensland

Age range eligibility

12 – 17 years, 18 – 25 years, 25+ years

Treatment type

Harm reduction (e.g. needle and syringe programs), Psychosocial intervention (e.g. counselling)

Medication exclusions

No medication exclusions

Smoking permitted


Phones permitted




Close to public transport


Family / children access


Interpreter access

Contact service for more informaiton


No waitlist