BHA for Equality (M16 OLN)

17 October 2018

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Venue

Trafford wellbeing centre
54-55 Seymour Grove
Stretford
M16 OLN

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 0161 874 2183

Who this service is for

People new to the UK and young people.

Description

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Sexual Health Director Jeni Hirst [[email protected] / 011324449667]

Sexual Health Coordinator Nigel Richards [[email protected] / 01618722181 ext 304]

Operating times

Mon – Fri 09.00 – 17.00, excluding bank holidays.

Outreach/community activities during evenings and weekends

Call for appointments on Arise project and for booking awareness sessions and workshops

Drop-in operates on every first Monday of the month except bank Holidays ( second Monday)

Arise

For people recently diagnosed/ living with HIV and affected by HIV. The Arise project provides a service for those needing both practical help with everyday living and emotional support. Provides advice, information and support to Black (African, Caribbean, Asian & Mixed Race) communities living or affected by HIV in Manchester. Support services consist of direct one- to-one support including information advice, information, befriending, advocacy, financial help, hospital & home visits and referrals to other service providers if required. Structured Drop-in service, based in Central Manchester at the BHA annex 609a Stretford Road, food and refreshments are available as well as providing service users with the time and a confidential space to explore their feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get the information that they need as well as sharing experiences and learning from others living with HIV (peer support). It also provides activities such as a women’s group, book club, meditation classes, social trips, gardening, craft.

Drop in service

1st Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays) 12:00 – 15.00

Training courses

Training for people recently diagnosed with HIV. This course runs one day a week for a period of four weeks

Nutrition care plans

For all interested clients. Through the Fareshare scheme, we provide food parcels to our clients every Friday. Food parcels are collected

Fri 13.00 – 14.30

To refer clients for HIV support services call Arise on 0161874 2184 Fax: 0845 450 3247.

To get HIV advice in Africa languages call helpline on 0800 0967 500.

To visit the BHA , take buses 250 256, 263 from Piccadilly alight Trafford bar or TOTAL GAS Station, white building on Stretford is Democracy House at Road

Do it Right information & advice line (DIRIAL)

Previously The African AIDS Helpline (number remains as 0800 0967 500).

Provides free and confidential advice and information on sexual health and HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and support services for Africans living in England. Staffed by African advisors, the service is provided in English, French, Shona, Swahili and Luganda.

Provides a confidential space to explore feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get information. Answers to enquiries over the phone as well as by post and through other forums like chat, emails, face book and other social networks. Links to all NAHIP partners for other resources e.g. leaflets, booklets, posters, and audio-cassettes. Some organisations can also send you these resources in other languages e.g. French, Portuguese, Arabic, Amharic, Somali, Shona, Swahili as well as English. All advisers are African men and women who have understanding of the cultural and social issues and challenges faced by Black African and other BME in UK. They offer a confidential service in a friendly and welcoming manner.

‘Do it Right Information and Advice Line’ aim is to provide:

Advice and information on HIV and Sexual Health to African people living in England, information on HIV testing and treatment services/clinics, a referral point to other agencies providing HIV and Sexual Health services for African Communities, information in the following identified and available languages; English, French, Luganda, Shona and Swahili

Helpline hours

Mon – Fri(except bank holidays) 10.00 – 18.00 (Answer phone service available outside these hours)

Jeena project

Works with South Asian women around issues of health and well being.

Aims to ensure that information on health issues relevant to South Asian women is culturally sensitive, up-to-date and effective.

The project is accessible by South Asian women of all ages who need information on specific health issues, or alternatively need one – to – one support.

Our development worker is fluent in English, Urdu and Punjabi.

Advice and Information on: HIV and other STIs, breast screening, contraception, healthy eating, one to one support.

Project Jeena supports young Asian women who are worried about pregnancy, contraception, parenting, as well as offering support to their partners or families.

A Development worker will provide confidential basic advice and counselling, identify and access appropriate community services such as parent education, drop-ins, and one-to-one support. They will have access to benefits, education and housing information and create opportunities to network with others in similar circumstances, if necessary.


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BHA for Equality (M11 3ND)

17 October 2018

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Venue

Manchester Revive
St. Brigid’s Church
Grey Mare Lane
Manchester
M11 3ND

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 0161 874 2183

Who this service is for

People new to the UK and young people.

Description

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Sexual Health Director Jeni Hirst [[email protected] / 011324449667]

Sexual Health Coordinator Nigel Richards [[email protected] / 01618722181 ext 304]

Operating times

Mon – Fri 09.00 – 17.00, excluding bank holidays.

Outreach/community activities during evenings and weekends

Call for appointments on Arise project and for booking awareness sessions and workshops

Drop-in operates on every first Monday of the month except bank Holidays ( second Monday)

Arise

For people recently diagnosed/ living with HIV and affected by HIV. The Arise project provides a service for those needing both practical help with everyday living and emotional support. Provides advice, information and support to Black (African, Caribbean, Asian & Mixed Race) communities living or affected by HIV in Manchester. Support services consist of direct one- to-one support including information advice, information, befriending, advocacy, financial help, hospital & home visits and referrals to other service providers if required. Structured Drop-in service, based in Central Manchester at the BHA annex 609a Stretford Road, food and refreshments are available as well as providing service users with the time and a confidential space to explore their feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get the information that they need as well as sharing experiences and learning from others living with HIV (peer support). It also provides activities such as a women’s group, book club, meditation classes, social trips, gardening, craft.

Drop in service

1st Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays) 12:00 – 15.00

Training courses

Training for people recently diagnosed with HIV. This course runs one day a week for a period of four weeks

Nutrition care plans

For all interested clients. Through the Fareshare scheme, we provide food parcels to our clients every Friday. Food parcels are collected

Fri 13.00 – 14.30

To refer clients for HIV support services call Arise on 0161874 2184 Fax: 0845 450 3247.

To get HIV advice in Africa languages call helpline on 0800 0967 500.

To visit the BHA , take buses 250 256, 263 from Piccadilly alight Trafford bar or TOTAL GAS Station, white building on Stretford is Democracy House at Road

Do it Right information & advice line (DIRIAL)

Previously The African AIDS Helpline (number remains as 0800 0967 500).

Provides free and confidential advice and information on sexual health and HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and support services for Africans living in England. Staffed by African advisors, the service is provided in English, French, Shona, Swahili and Luganda.

Provides a confidential space to explore feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get information. Answers to enquiries over the phone as well as by post and through other forums like chat, emails, face book and other social networks. Links to all NAHIP partners for other resources e.g. leaflets, booklets, posters, and audio-cassettes. Some organisations can also send you these resources in other languages e.g. French, Portuguese, Arabic, Amharic, Somali, Shona, Swahili as well as English. All advisers are African men and women who have understanding of the cultural and social issues and challenges faced by Black African and other BME in UK. They offer a confidential service in a friendly and welcoming manner.

‘Do it Right Information and Advice Line’ aim is to provide:

Advice and information on HIV and Sexual Health to African people living in England, information on HIV testing and treatment services/clinics, a referral point to other agencies providing HIV and Sexual Health services for African Communities, information in the following identified and available languages; English, French, Luganda, Shona and Swahili

Helpline hours

Mon – Fri(except bank holidays) 10.00 – 18.00 (Answer phone service available outside these hours)

Jeena project

Works with South Asian women around issues of health and well being.

Aims to ensure that information on health issues relevant to South Asian women is culturally sensitive, up-to-date and effective.

The project is accessible by South Asian women of all ages who need information on specific health issues, or alternatively need one – to – one support.

Our development worker is fluent in English, Urdu and Punjabi.

Advice and Information on: HIV and other STIs, breast screening, contraception, healthy eating, one to one support.

Project Jeena supports young Asian women who are worried about pregnancy, contraception, parenting, as well as offering support to their partners or families.

A Development worker will provide confidential basic advice and counselling, identify and access appropriate community services such as parent education, drop-ins, and one-to-one support. They will have access to benefits, education and housing information and create opportunities to network with others in similar circumstances, if necessary.


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BHA for Equality (M8 5UF)

17 October 2018

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Venue

Abraham Moss Lesuire Centre
Cheetham Hill
Manchester
M8 5UF

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 0161 874 2183

Who this service is for

People new to the UK and young people.

Description

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Sexual Health Director Jeni Hirst [[email protected] / 011324449667]

Sexual Health Coordinator Nigel Richards [[email protected] / 01618722181 ext 304]

Operating times

Mon – Fri 09.00 – 17.00, excluding bank holidays.

Outreach/community activities during evenings and weekends

Call for appointments on Arise project and for booking awareness sessions and workshops

Drop-in operates on every first Monday of the month except bank Holidays ( second Monday)

Arise

For people recently diagnosed/ living with HIV and affected by HIV. The Arise project provides a service for those needing both practical help with everyday living and emotional support. Provides advice, information and support to Black (African, Caribbean, Asian & Mixed Race) communities living or affected by HIV in Manchester. Support services consist of direct one- to-one support including information advice, information, befriending, advocacy, financial help, hospital & home visits and referrals to other service providers if required. Structured Drop-in service, based in Central Manchester at the BHA annex 609a Stretford Road, food and refreshments are available as well as providing service users with the time and a confidential space to explore their feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get the information that they need as well as sharing experiences and learning from others living with HIV (peer support). It also provides activities such as a women’s group, book club, meditation classes, social trips, gardening, craft.

Drop in service

1st Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays) 12:00 – 15.00

Training courses

Training for people recently diagnosed with HIV. This course runs one day a week for a period of four weeks

Nutrition care plans

For all interested clients. Through the Fareshare scheme, we provide food parcels to our clients every Friday. Food parcels are collected

Fri 13.00 – 14.30

To refer clients for HIV support services call Arise on 0161874 2184 Fax: 0845 450 3247.

To get HIV advice in Africa languages call helpline on 0800 0967 500.

To visit the BHA , take buses 250 256, 263 from Piccadilly alight Trafford bar or TOTAL GAS Station, white building on Stretford is Democracy House at Road

Do it Right information & advice line (DIRIAL)

Previously The African AIDS Helpline (number remains as 0800 0967 500).

Provides free and confidential advice and information on sexual health and HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and support services for Africans living in England. Staffed by African advisors, the service is provided in English, French, Shona, Swahili and Luganda.

Provides a confidential space to explore feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get information. Answers to enquiries over the phone as well as by post and through other forums like chat, emails, face book and other social networks. Links to all NAHIP partners for other resources e.g. leaflets, booklets, posters, and audio-cassettes. Some organisations can also send you these resources in other languages e.g. French, Portuguese, Arabic, Amharic, Somali, Shona, Swahili as well as English. All advisers are African men and women who have understanding of the cultural and social issues and challenges faced by Black African and other BME in UK. They offer a confidential service in a friendly and welcoming manner.

‘Do it Right Information and Advice Line’ aim is to provide:

Advice and information on HIV and Sexual Health to African people living in England, information on HIV testing and treatment services/clinics, a referral point to other agencies providing HIV and Sexual Health services for African Communities, information in the following identified and available languages; English, French, Luganda, Shona and Swahili

Helpline hours

Mon – Fri(except bank holidays) 10.00 – 18.00 (Answer phone service available outside these hours)

Jeena project

Works with South Asian women around issues of health and well being.

Aims to ensure that information on health issues relevant to South Asian women is culturally sensitive, up-to-date and effective.

The project is accessible by South Asian women of all ages who need information on specific health issues, or alternatively need one – to – one support.

Our development worker is fluent in English, Urdu and Punjabi.

Advice and Information on: HIV and other STIs, breast screening, contraception, healthy eating, one to one support.

Project Jeena supports young Asian women who are worried about pregnancy, contraception, parenting, as well as offering support to their partners or families.

A Development worker will provide confidential basic advice and counselling, identify and access appropriate community services such as parent education, drop-ins, and one-to-one support. They will have access to benefits, education and housing information and create opportunities to network with others in similar circumstances, if necessary.


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BHA for Equality (BL1 2AS)

17 October 2018

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Venue

Victoria Hall
Methodist Mission
37 Knowsley Street
Bolton
BL1 2AS

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 0161 874 2183

Who this service is for

People new to the UK and young people.

Description

Provides HIV prevention services for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities living in Manchester. This is through the provision of HIV information materials in various languages, condoms and lubricants, community outreach awareness sessions focusing on HIV and sexual health, targeted HIV prevention campaigns, information on HIV testing and referrals to HIV testing clinics, information on screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, information on and referrals to HIV treatment and health care services, information on referrals to sexual health services, one-to-one support for people with HIV focusing on access to services, information on health and well being for people living with HIV, skills-based training to prevent onward transmission of HIV to partner or child, publicity for sexual health and HIV services. Appointments needed for community awareness & training sessions.

Sexual Health Director Jeni Hirst [[email protected] / 011324449667]

Sexual Health Coordinator Nigel Richards [[email protected] / 01618722181 ext 304]

Operating times

Mon – Fri 09.00 – 17.00, excluding bank holidays.

Outreach/community activities during evenings and weekends

Call for appointments on Arise project and for booking awareness sessions and workshops

Drop-in operates on every first Monday of the month except bank Holidays ( second Monday)

Arise

For people recently diagnosed/ living with HIV and affected by HIV. The Arise project provides a service for those needing both practical help with everyday living and emotional support. Provides advice, information and support to Black (African, Caribbean, Asian & Mixed Race) communities living or affected by HIV in Manchester. Support services consist of direct one- to-one support including information advice, information, befriending, advocacy, financial help, hospital & home visits and referrals to other service providers if required. Structured Drop-in service, based in Central Manchester at the BHA annex 609a Stretford Road, food and refreshments are available as well as providing service users with the time and a confidential space to explore their feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get the information that they need as well as sharing experiences and learning from others living with HIV (peer support). It also provides activities such as a women’s group, book club, meditation classes, social trips, gardening, craft.

Drop in service

1st Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays) 12:00 – 15.00

Training courses

Training for people recently diagnosed with HIV. This course runs one day a week for a period of four weeks

Nutrition care plans

For all interested clients. Through the Fareshare scheme, we provide food parcels to our clients every Friday. Food parcels are collected

Fri 13.00 – 14.30

To refer clients for HIV support services call Arise on 0161874 2184 Fax: 0845 450 3247.

To get HIV advice in Africa languages call helpline on 0800 0967 500.

To visit the BHA , take buses 250 256, 263 from Piccadilly alight Trafford bar or TOTAL GAS Station, white building on Stretford is Democracy House at Road

Do it Right information & advice line (DIRIAL)

Previously The African AIDS Helpline (number remains as 0800 0967 500).

Provides free and confidential advice and information on sexual health and HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and support services for Africans living in England. Staffed by African advisors, the service is provided in English, French, Shona, Swahili and Luganda.

Provides a confidential space to explore feelings, seek advice in confidence, without prejudice and get information. Answers to enquiries over the phone as well as by post and through other forums like chat, emails, face book and other social networks. Links to all NAHIP partners for other resources e.g. leaflets, booklets, posters, and audio-cassettes. Some organisations can also send you these resources in other languages e.g. French, Portuguese, Arabic, Amharic, Somali, Shona, Swahili as well as English. All advisers are African men and women who have understanding of the cultural and social issues and challenges faced by Black African and other BME in UK. They offer a confidential service in a friendly and welcoming manner.

‘Do it Right Information and Advice Line’ aim is to provide:

Advice and information on HIV and Sexual Health to African people living in England, information on HIV testing and treatment services/clinics, a referral point to other agencies providing HIV and Sexual Health services for African Communities, information in the following identified and available languages; English, French, Luganda, Shona and Swahili

Helpline hours

Mon – Fri(except bank holidays) 10.00 – 18.00 (Answer phone service available outside these hours)

Jeena project

Works with South Asian women around issues of health and well being.

Aims to ensure that information on health issues relevant to South Asian women is culturally sensitive, up-to-date and effective.

The project is accessible by South Asian women of all ages who need information on specific health issues, or alternatively need one – to – one support.

Our development worker is fluent in English, Urdu and Punjabi.

Advice and Information on: HIV and other STIs, breast screening, contraception, healthy eating, one to one support.

Project Jeena supports young Asian women who are worried about pregnancy, contraception, parenting, as well as offering support to their partners or families.

A Development worker will provide confidential basic advice and counselling, identify and access appropriate community services such as parent education, drop-ins, and one-to-one support. They will have access to benefits, education and housing information and create opportunities to network with others in similar circumstances, if necessary.


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The Brunswick Centre (HX1 5AY)

12 September 2018

Registered charity providing sexual health and HIV services across Calderdale and Kirklees.

Venue

The Resource Centre
Hall Street
Halifax
HX1 5AY

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 01422 341764

Who this service is for

Everyone, with special services for African people, children and families, gay men, people new to the UK and young people.

Description

Registered charity providing sexual health and HIV services across Calderdale and Kirklees.

Services offered include HIV support and prevention services, HIV testing, counselling and STI and HIV resources. For information on HIV rapid testing drop-in and outreach sessions, visit: https://www.thebrunswickcentre.org.uk/hiv-testing

The Brunswick Centre’s main office is at: Marten House, Fern Street East, St Andrew’s Road, Huddersfield, HD1 6SB


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Waverley Care (IV1 1NB)

18 January 2018

Waverley Care is Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity across Scotland, we are reducing new HIV and Hepatitis C infections, encouraging people to get tested and providing much needed support to people living with, or affected by these conditions. Through our work, we are also challenging HIV and Hepatitis C related stigma, tackling health inequalities and promoting good sexual health.

Venue

34 Waterloo Place
Inverness
IV1 1NB

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 01463 711 585

Who this service is for

African people and gay men.

Description

Waverley Care is Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity across Scotland, we are reducing new HIV and Hepatitis C infections, encouraging people to get tested and providing much needed support to people living with, or affected by these conditions. Through our work, we are also challenging HIV and Hepatitis C related stigma, tackling health inequalities and promoting good sexual health.

We provide HIV prevention and support services across the Highland and Argyll & Bute areas of Scotland. We offer support to anyone living with HIV and provide outreach services to those at higher risk of HIV transmission. We offer Rapid HIV testing and a Condoms by Post service. We also deliver education and training sessions on a range of sexual health topics, including blood borne virus awareness, to professionals and groups across the area.

Most services are by appointment only – Mon-Fri (10am-4pm). Drop-in service offered for condom pick up. Contact for more information.

Outreach services

Argyll & Bute service – workers can be contacted through our Inverness office or Waverley Care Glasgow, 12 Queens Crescent, Glasgow, G4 9AS (0141 332 2520)

Scottish Charity No. SC036500


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Waverley Care (G4 9AS)

18 January 2018

Waverley Care is Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity across Scotland, we are reducing new HIV and Hepatitis C infections, encouraging people to get tested and providing much needed support to people living with, or affected by these conditions. Through our work, we are also challenging HIV and Hepatitis C related stigma, tackling health inequalities and promoting good sexual health.

Venue

Waverley Care Glasgow
12 Queens Crescent
Glasgow
G4 9AS

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 01463 711 585

Who this service is for

African people and gay men.

Description

Waverley Care is Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity across Scotland, we are reducing new HIV and Hepatitis C infections, encouraging people to get tested and providing much needed support to people living with, or affected by these conditions. Through our work, we are also challenging HIV and Hepatitis C related stigma, tackling health inequalities and promoting good sexual health.

We provide HIV prevention and support services across the Highland and Argyll & Bute areas of Scotland. We offer support to anyone living with HIV and provide outreach services to those at higher risk of HIV transmission. We offer Rapid HIV testing and a Condoms by Post service. We also deliver education and training sessions on a range of sexual health topics, including blood borne virus awareness, to professionals and groups across the area.

Most services are by appointment only – Mon-Fri (10am-4pm). Drop-in service offered for condom pick up. Contact for more information.

Outreach services

Argyll & Bute service – workers can be contacted through our Inverness office or Waverley Care Glasgow, 12 Queens Crescent, Glasgow, G4 9AS (0141 332 2520)

Scottish Charity No. SC036500


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Yorkshire MESMAC (HU2 8JQ)

21 December 2017

Yorkshire MESMAC is an HIV prevention charity offering free, rapid and confidential HIV testing.

Venue

Suite 1 Freetown Court
15 Freetown Way
Hull
Hull
HU2 8JQ

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 01482 291190

Who this service is for

Everyone.

Description

Yorkshire MESMAC is an HIV prevention charity offering free, rapid and confidential HIV testing.

We can offer Motivational Interviewing, I : I support, training and facilitation of peer support groups in a variety of accessible settings.

Yorkshire MESMAC offers training and one-off presentations to professionals who deal with the public, around safer sex and sexual diversity.

We work in public sex environments supporting people to practice safer sex.

We produce resources and distribute free condoms and lube.

See the Yorkshire MESMAC website www.mesmac.co.uk for a calendar of HIV testing times and venues, drop in and support group information.


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Yorkshire MESMAC (YO30 7BJ)

21 December 2017

Our Testing Times Sessions are:

Venue

The Workshop
Marygate Lane (off Marygate)
York
YO30 7BJ

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 01904 620400
Telephone: 07710 099 033 (Andy)
Telephone: 07771 931 335 (Ben)

Who this service is for

Everyone, with special services for gay men and young people.

Description

Our Testing Times Sessions are:

Every Monday, 4pm-7pm (except when it is a Bank Holiday Monday).

Every Wednesday, 12pm-2pm.

The first Saturday of the month, 10am-12pm.

They run as a drop-in services at our York office, The Workshop, Marygate Lane (off Marygate), York, YO30 7BJ.

We also run a drop-in session at the University of York every Tuesday during term time, 12pm-2pm.

All of our Testing Times sessions offer free, rapid HIV tests with results back in 20 minutes and home testing kits (where you take your own samples, send them off in the post and then you’ll get test results back for HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia).

If you are unable to make any of these sessions, call the York office on 01904 620400 for an appointment or one of our Community Development Workers:

Andy 07710 099 033

Ben 07771 931 335


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Yorkshire MESMAC (LS1 4AD)

21 December 2017

A sexual health organisation for gay men, bisexual men and men who have sex with men,with free, rapid and confidential HIV testing sites in Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield and York. Operates an outreach project on the commercial gay scene as well as cruising areas and other sex environments, delivering services to men who may be outside existing networks of provision. Offers support, information, free condoms and lubricant. Works with other non HIV-specific agencies in developing good practice when working with gay men, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. This includes training and one-off presentations for the prison service, police, health service workers, nursing staff, youth and community workers, and housing workers. Also undertakes group work and produces resources.

Venue

22/23 Blayds Yard
Leeds
LS1 4AD

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 0113 244 4209

Who this service is for

Everyone, with special services for gay men, people new to the UK and young people.

Description

A sexual health organisation for gay men, bisexual men and men who have sex with men,with free, rapid and confidential HIV testing sites in Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield and York. Operates an outreach project on the commercial gay scene as well as cruising areas and other sex environments, delivering services to men who may be outside existing networks of provision. Offers support, information, free condoms and lubricant. Works with other non HIV-specific agencies in developing good practice when working with gay men, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. This includes training and one-off presentations for the prison service, police, health service workers, nursing staff, youth and community workers, and housing workers. Also undertakes group work and produces resources.

BLAST Project

The BLAST Project is the UK’s leading male only sexual exploitation service supporting and working solely with boys and young men who have experienced, are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing child sexual exploitation (CSE). We provide services locally across Leeds and Bradford.


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