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Brook Manchester

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  • Under 20s only
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Address
Commonwealth House, 81 Lever Street, Manchester,
Greater Manchester, M1 1FL
Directions

How to access

Brook Manchester is running an appointment-based service. To speak with one of the team and book an appointment please contact us during opening times.

Please note this service is currently by appointment only

Services

Brook Manchester provides free and confidential sexual health services for people aged 19 and under.

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  • Appointment
  • Walk-in
  • Self-service
Service How to access
STI testing & treatment Face-to-face appointments available Click for self-service options
Condoms & lubricant Face-to-face appointments available Walk-ins available
Contraception Face-to-face appointments available
Emergency contraception Face-to-face appointments available
Pregnancy testing Face-to-face appointments available
Abortion referrals Face-to-face appointments available
Sexual health advice Face-to-face appointments available

Self service

Access these online services directly from your phone or computer, see below for details on each self-service.

If you are aged 16-24 and live in a Manchester City postcode, you can request a free chlamydia and gonorrhoea test kit to be send to you by post.

Request a kit

Live outside of Manchester City? You may still be able to order a free home test kit. Search for a local test kit provider.

Hours

Closed today
Monday 12:00pm — 6:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm — 5:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm — 5:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm — 5:00pm
Friday 12:00pm — 5:00pm
Saturday 11:00pm — 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
If you require medical advice outside of our opening hours please contact NHS 111, 24 hours a day.

About the service

Brook Manchester also offers...

  • Interpretation service
  • Chaperone (on request)
  • Step free access
  • Hearing loop system
  • Blue badge parking nearby
  • Accessible toilet

About Brook

Brook believes that everyone should be able to care for their sexual health without barriers to accessing clinical services or fear of stigma. Our friendly staff are here to help you, whatever is going on. However embarrassed or worried you might feel, they have seen and heard it all and treat everyone with the same respect.

All services are free

Brook services are completely free to use. This includes contraception, which is free from Brook and on the NHS for all ages.

It’s ok if you don’t know what you need

Brook will work with you to identify what help and support is best for you, giving you space and time to explore your options.

We won’t tell anyone about your visit

Accessing our services is confidential, regardless of your age, sexuality or gender. Read more about your rights when accessing sexual health services.

We provide non-judgemental support

It doesn’t matter who you are, how old you are, who you love or who you’re having sex with, Brook’s doors are always open.

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Medical Advice

For medical advice in England or Wales, contact NHS 111 by dialling 111
For medical advice in Scotland, contact NHS 24 on 08454 242424
For sexual health advice, contact the National Sexual Health Helpline provided by The Department of Health and Social Care on 0300 123 7123

Emotional support and mental health

For help and emotional support if you’re 18 or under, contact Childline on 0800 1111
For help and emotional support (at any age), contact the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90
If you are experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support, text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258

Domestic abuse and sexual violence

For help with domestic abuse or violence, contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247
For support after rape or sexual violence, contact Rape Crisis on 0808 802 9999 or The Survivors Trust on 08088 010 818
For specialist LGBT+ support with domestic abuse, rape or sexual violence, contact GALOP on 0800 999 5428

Brook services provide a combination of the below. Please check the individual service pages to find out exactly what is available at your nearest service.

  • Contraception
  • Emergency contraception
  • Condoms
  • STI testing and treatment
  • Pregnancy testing and advice
  • Abortion referrals
  • HIV support and PEP
  • Sexual health advice and information
  • Sexual assault help and support
  • Counselling and mental health support
  • Substance use support

It’s okay if you don’t know what you need – the first step is to get in touch.

Our friendly teams are here to help. They will talk to you to find out more about your situation, and then will help you to access whatever treatment or support is best for you. This might mean visiting a Brook clinic, using an online service or accessing services from another provider.

When it comes to sexual health services, you have the same rights whether you are over 16 or under 16 and regardless of your sexuality or gender.

You are entitled to:

  • Confidentiality
  • A choice of doctor
  • Free contraception
  • Access to your medical records
  • Make a complaint about a service

Read more about your rights when accessing sexual health services.

You do not need a referral to access Brook services.

If you are a professional looking to refer a client to Brook, please contact your local service for information about how to make a referral.

You do not need to have registered with us before using our services.

If you are accessing a Brook service for the first time, our team will ask you for all the details we need to provide you with the best help and support.

Brook has been operating sexual health services for young people for over 50 years.
We launched our first all-age services in 2019, but many of our locations remain specifically dedicated to supporting people under 25.

If you are above the age limit for your nearest Brook service, you can still search for sexual health services from the NHS or other providers using our Find a Service tool. Alternatively, you can use the NHS service finder: nhs.uk/service-search/sexual-health.

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