The following organisations across the North East and beyond offer non-judgemental help and advice on contraception, sexually transmitted infections and any other sexual health issues. Most services will offer walk-in clinics, face-to-face appointment slots and online support. Follow the links below to access or please fill in the form on the 'Contact Us' page for more information.
CLASH/SHOC - London
CLASH (Central London Action on Sexual Health) provide free and confidential sexual health outreach services for sex workers living or working in Camden and Islington. SHOC (Sexual Health on Call) provides free and confidential sexual health services for sex workers in Haringey.
Information sheet regarding services:
Website: CLASH and SHOC (cnwl.nhs.uk)
County Durham and Darlington Sexual Health Services
Free, confidential services open to people of all ages (including under 16s). Website and contact information: here.
This link gives details of all of the sexual health and contraception services open in Newcastle during lockdown, including the New Croft Centre, Mesmac and Shine, as well as where you can get free condoms, femidoms, lube, DIY STI testing, online testing for HIV, pregnancy testing, contraception and emergency contraception.
MESMAC Newcastle works with gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men to increase the range of choices open to them.
Free confidential postal HIV testing with results within 15 minutes.
Postal STI DIY test kits (supplied by New Croft sexual health service).
Support, advice and information. Signposting to LGBTQ+ groups and services. Telephone: 0191 233 1333
Newcastle Sexual Health Clinics & Information
If you are concerned or want to talk about any aspect of your sexual health, you can make an appointment in confidence.
Telephone: 0191 229 2999
This website provides the most up-to-date information with regards to the One to One Centre sexual health service which operates across North Tyneside and Northumberland. One to One Centre service has two main hubs in Shiremoor and Morpeth with further clinics based in North Tyneside and Northumberland community settings. To access our free and confidential service please contact:
One to One Centre, Shiremoor: 0191 297 0441
One to One Centre, Morpeth: 01670 515151
PrEPster aims to educate and agitate for PrEP access in England and beyond.
A women’s community health project based in Newcastle Upon Tyne offering support and services for women 16 and over.
Telephone: 0191 277 2050
Terence Higgins Trust
The UK's leading HIV and sexual health charity. Supporting people living with HIV and amplifying their voices. Helping the people using their services to achieve good sexual health.
Telephone: 0808 802 1221
Virgin Care Sexual Health Hub
Follow this link to order online testing kits or to access appointment slots/clinic times for services across Teesside.