Supervised consumption services (SCS) are being implemented across Canada in response to a variety of drug-related harms. We explored the implementation context of newly established SCS in Toronto and the role of policing in shaping program access by people who inject drugs (PWID).
- Integrating SCS within health centres provided clients access other health services.
- Hours of operation were seen as a barrier to SCS service uptake.
- The building layouts created privacy and anonymity concerns for clients.