Suffolk

10-12 Orwell Place
Ipswich
IP4 1BB
United Kingdom

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We're currently open for our young people's drop-in clinic only.

Please note that, owing to COVID restrictions, we're currently limited to groups of no more than five at a time.

We offer a range of services available to anyone who lives in the Suffolk area, including free condoms by post.

Our services are delivered in association with Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and Integrated Contraception and Sexual Health Services (iCaSH).

Order a free HIV self test kit

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We are offering free HIV self test kits to people within Suffolk 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.

Young people's drop-in

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We hold two young people's drop-in clinics a week, offering:

  • Free condoms for young people aged 13-24 on the c-card scheme.
  • Chlamydia and gonorrhoea home tests.
  • Support and advice around safe sex, contraception, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sexuality and signposting to relevant services.

Sexual health information and advice

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We offer a range of sexual health information, including:

  • safer sex
  • contraception
  • STIs
  • sexuality
  • signposting to relevant services.

You can also visit Public Health Suffolk's HIV Hub for support around HIV, including a downloadable booklet on the steps to living well with HIV.

Testing for STIs

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We currently offer chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing for ages 15-24.

Our tests are available on a walk-in basis, with test results available in around seven days. You can also order a chlamydia test online.

To contact us about your results, please email [email protected]

Training

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We offer free training for professionals and community groups in the following areas:

  • C-Card and chlamydia screening training
  • introduction to sexual health
  • HIV awareness
  • tackling homophobia
  • other training specifically for those working with young people.

Further information

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To find out about our free C-Card condom scheme for young people, visit Young and Free. For support for people living with HIV, please contact THT Direct.