If you are under 18, please make sure you have your parents’ permission before providing us with any personal details.
Until further notice all HYP Southwark locations are running an appointment-based service only and will sometimes only be able to offer telephone consultations. We are not accepting walk-ins at this time.
To speak with one of our team and book an appointment, please contact us during opening hours.
HYP Southwark provides free and confidential sexual health services and drug & alcohol support services for people under 25.
Access these online services directly from your phone or computer, see below for details on each self-service.
If you are 16 or over and live in Southwark you can access free postal STI kits from Sexual Health London.
Please note: this service is not provided by HYP Southwark or Brook, though our team will be able to help you access treatment if you test positive.
Live outside of Southwark? You may still be able to order a free home test kit. Search for a local test kit provider.
The Come Correct (CCard) condom distribution scheme lets Southwark residents access free condoms, internal condoms (femidoms) and lube from a number of outlets. If you are over 16 you can register for the scheme online.
Healthy Young People (HYP) Southwark is a health and wellbeing service for under 25s in Southwark, provided by Brook and Change, Grow, Live (CGL). The partnership provides expertise in delivering the best sexual health and substance misuse service for young people.
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.
Brook services are completely free to use. This includes contraception, which is free from Brook and on the NHS for all ages.
Brook will work with you to identify what help and support is best for you, giving you space and time to explore your options.
Accessing our services is confidential, regardless of your age, sexuality or gender. Read more about your rights when accessing sexual health services.
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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Click here to see emergency contact information.
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
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
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
Click here to see some frequently asked questions about Brook Services.
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.
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:
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.