LGBT Foundation (WN1 1NH)

Sexual health testing clinics, information and advice pop in service, talking therapies, social and support groups, drug and alcohol support, police and legal surgeries, helpline.

Venue

Wigan Life Centre
The Wiend
Wigan
WN1 1NH

Contact

Email this service
Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 0345 3 30 30 30

Who this service is for

Gay men.

Description

Sexual health testing clinics, information and advice pop in service, talking therapies, social and support groups, drug and alcohol support, police and legal surgeries, helpline.

LGBT Foundation Helpline

0345 3 30 30 30

Operates 365 days a year.

Information & research

LGBT Foundation offers a comprehensive range of health & wellbeing services to members of the LGBT community from sexual health interventions, safer sex packs and testing clinics to talking therapies, befriending and social and support groups.

We also have a dedicated Women’s Programme and Trans Programme with tailored services to increase confidence and resilience in these communities.

LGBT foundation runs Pride in Practice, a patient standard for achieving excellence in LGBT healthcare, providing support across all primary care services, including dentists, pharmacies, optometrists and GP Practices across Greater Manchester.

We have a dedicated Drug & Alcohol Engagement Co-ordinator, focusing on early help and prevention, harm reduction and one-to-one support.

Sexual Health Tests

LGBT Foundation offers rapid HIV clinics for LGBT people and men who have sex with men, throughout the week at our building in Manchester city centre. We also offer tests at different venues across Greater Manchester – visit http://lgbt.foundation/testing for further details and times. Book your appointment at lgbt.foundation/testing or drop in.

LGBT Foundation’s Outreach Clinic provided by ‘The Northern Contraception, Sexual Health & HIV Service’ runs every Thursday and provides a full sexual-health check-up. Testing includes: Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, and Syphilis. Results for full sexual health check up, will usually be available within 1-2 weeks. Our full screening clinics are for men who have sex with men.

Outreach rapid testing

We’ll be delivering rapid HIV tests across Greater Manchester for LGBT people and men who sex with men visit http://lgbt.foundation/testing to find and when and where we’re testing next.

Sexual Wellbeing chats

We also provide one-to-one support for people to discuss their sexual wellbeing in a confidential and on-judgmental space. We can provide you with support and information on how to take control of your sexual health, from accessing and dosing PrEP and PEP through to communicating openly with your partner(s) about the sex you want to have.

Condom & lube distribution scheme

LGBT Foundation runs the largest condom and lube scheme outside London for LGBT people. The service covers Greater Manchester. The scheme distributes packs which contain two condoms and two sachets of water-based lube and we also provide condoms and lube to saunas. For further information about venues which host our condoms and lube visit our website or contact [email protected]

Other services

Events, campaigning, strengthening communities and volunteering opportunities.

Registered charity

Number 1070904

Disabled access

Activities for National HIV Testing Week

Wigan Life Centre, The Wiend, Wigan, WN1 1NH

Testing for: Trans / Non-binary, Gay / bisexual men / men who have sex with men
Tests available: Rapid HIV Test (Finger prick test. Results available within minutes)
Book your appointment at lgbt.foundation/testing or drop-in.
29 November 2018 (1-5pm)
Appointments: Rapid HIV test and talk service for LGBT people and men who have sex with men.


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LGBT Foundation (WN1 1NH)
Wigan Life Centre
Wigan, WN1 1NH
United Kingdom