Brighton and Hove

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We're able to offer support and advice over the phone or in person via appointment.

Our general phone number is 01273 764 200.

Other direct contact numbers for our services:

  • Counselling: 07436 108 055
  • HIV support and advice: 07833 555 847
  • HIV and STI testing information and advice: 07741 322 487
  • HIV welfare rights and benefits advice: 07380 651 386 (open Monday to Thursday 10am to 5pm)
  • Outreach and training: 07813 129 013
  • Female sex worker outreach project: 07552 739 821
  • PRO(TECT) male sex worker project: 07423 003 020
  • Managerial and general service enquiries: 07826 867 250

For general advice, contact THT Direct on 0808 802 1221 or [email protected].

STI testing

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

These tests are available via booked appointments only. Please telephone 01273 764 200 or 07741 322 487 to make an appointment.

Appointments are available during our opening times and are available up to two weeks in advance, or same day subject to availability. The office has been assessed as COVID-secure and you will be asked to adhere to our infection control measures. These include wearing a mask or face covering at all times. A member of the team will talk to you about this when you book your appointment.

Order a free HIV self test kit

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We offer free HIV self test kits to people within Brighton and Hove from groups most affected by HIV.

We normally charge £15 for the tests. Providing you live in the qualifying area, you won't be asked for payment at checkout.

If you aren't eligible for a test from this service, you can search for other free online HIV testing options.

HIV testing

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

These tests are available via booked appointments only. Please telephone 01273 764 200 or 07741 322 487 to make an appointment.

Appointments are available during our opening times and are available up to two weeks in advance, or same day subject to availability. The office has been assessed as COVID-secure and you will be asked to adhere to our infection control measures; these include wearing a mask or face covering at all times. A member of the team will talk to you about this when you book your appointment.

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 services

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We offer a wide range of support services for people living with HIV, including:

  • counselling,
  • welfare rights and advice,
  • coping with diagnosis and telling people you're living with HIV,
  • accommodation issues,
  • signposting and referrals to specialist counselling and debt advice.

See our full range of support services in Brighton and Hove.

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.

Further information

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

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