Sexual health

Use this guide to find more information about our sexual health services, abortions, contraception, and HIV prevention and support.

Sexual health promotion, HIV prevention and support

The following organisations specialise in sexual health and HIV support and awareness. They are run by people from local communities and volunteers.

All the services listed are free to access and provide confidential services.

Love Sex Life (LSL) health promotion service

The LSL service aims to address the inequality in black and ethnic minority (BAME) sexual health, with a focus on black African and Caribbean communities. The service is provided by Brook, NAZ, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and SHAPE History.

It aims to:

  • build awareness within individuals and communities
  • improve signposting and access to services
  • close the gap in sexual health outcomes, by focusing on changing behaviours and attitudes and improving access to support

For more information, visit the Love Sex Life website.

Chemsex Support Service

Chemsex harm reduction work is provided by the Antidote team. Call them on 0207 833 1674 or visit the London Friend website to find out more.

Visit the London Friend website

London HIV Prevention Programme (LHPP)

The LHPP is a sexual health promotion initiative aimed at increasing HIV testing and promoting safer sex to all residents in the capital.

This service operates in gay clubs, bars and other venues across London. It provides free condoms and lube, as well as face-to-face sexual health promotion advice and information.

For more information about the programme, visit the Do It London website.

Visit the Do It London website

HIV care and support

Metro

The charity, Metro, provides a wide range of services for people living with HIV, their partners and their families.

The services include:

  • peer support
  • mentoring
  • family support
  • community nursing.

For information about the services available locally, visit the Metro website.

Visit the Metro website

NHS

For more information on HIV and AIDS care and support, visit the NHS website.

Visit the NHS website