Brighton

61 Ship Street
Brighton
BN1 1AE
United Kingdom

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If English is not your first language we can usually still offer you support via an interpretation service.

HIV testing

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We offer rapid finger-prick tests for HIV, with results available in 20 minutes.

These tests are available on a walk-in basis for:

  • gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men
  • anyone from the Black African or BME community
  • people who identify as trans or non-binary
  • male and female sex workers

We also offer HIV tests at various locations in the community.

STI testing

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We can test for the following sexually transmitted infections (STIs):

These tests are available on a walk-in basis to:

  • gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men
  • anyone from the Black African or BME community
  • people who identify as trans or non-binary
  • male and female sex workers

We also test on an outreach basis in the community.

Sexual health information and advice

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We supply a range of sexual health information and advice, including:

  • safer sex
  • STIs
  • sexuality 
  • sex workers support 
  • hate crimes 
  • chemsex
  • drug and alcohol use
  • PEP and PrEP.

Support

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For people living with HIV, we offer:

Groups

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We currently run two groups at our Brighton centre.

Over-50s

This group is for people living with HIV over the age of 50. We meet on the first Monday of every month, 7.00pm-9.00pm.

What Next?

This group is for people diagnosed with HIV within the last two years. Please contact us for more information and times.

Training

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We run HIV awareness training sessions for voluntary sector professionals and volunteers, health and social workers, and members of the public.

We also offer work with male and female sex workers, and provide training around chemsex.

Please contact us for more information. All training is free of charge.

Services available to people in West Sussex

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  • health trainers (part of the community HIV team)
  • peer support groups and events (Wellbeing Days, day trips, social events)
  • benefits workshops (in Brighton).

We also offer benefits advice over the telephone between 1.30pm and 2.30pm, Tuesday to Thursday. Please call our main Brighton number for this service.

Further information

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We supply free condoms and lube on a walk-in basis.