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Brook Wirral

Free, confidential sexual health services for young people aged 19 and under in Wirral.

Access contraception and emergency contraception, STI testing, advice and more.

Brook Wirral operates a free and confidential service for young people aged 19 and under, offering sexual health screening, contraception, pregnancy testing, free condoms, advice and counselling.

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Free and confidential services

Brook offers free and confidential sexual health services for young people aged 19 and under living in Wirral.

Find out more about what Brook Wirral offers.

STI home test kit

At Brook Wirral we offer free STI testing and treatment for people aged 19 and under.

Also, if you are aged 16+ and live in Wirral, you can request a free STI test kit to be send to you by post. It’s quick, easy and completely confidential.

Find out more about STI testing and treatment.

LGBT+ Support Group

At Brook Wirral we run an LGBT+ support group called Work It Out for young people aged 14-18 years old.

Find out more about the Work It Out group.

Get in touch

If you think you need an appointment, or want to talk to someone, you can call us on 0151 670 0177. Our friendly staff are here to help you with whatever is going on.

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Contact Us

If you think you need an appointment, or want to talk to someone, you can call us on 0151 670 0177.

Telephone lines are open:

Monday – Thursday, 3-6.30pm
Friday, 3-6pm
Saturday, 1-3.30pm

If you ring the service and there is not someone there to answer the phone, please leave a message with your name and contact number, and someone will call you back.

How can Brook Wirral help me?

At Brook Wirral, we’re here to help you with all aspects of your sexual health and wellbeing.

Whatever is going on, our friendly team will support you with whatever you need, even if you’re not sure exactly what that is yet. All of our services are free and confidential. We offer:

I’m over 19

We offer services for Wirral young people up to the age of 19, so, from your 20th birthday you will need to ring 0300 123 5474 for information about the all age services provided by Sexual Health Wirral, or alternatively you can see your GP.


Free STI testing and treatment

Brook Wirral offers free sexual health screening for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and HIV, and offers and treatment for young people aged 19 and under.

Also, if you are aged 16+ years and live in Wirral you can access free postal STI testing kits by visiting Sexual Health Wirral.

Brook recommends testing two weeks after unprotected sex (sex without a condom) to ensure an accurate result.

These tests are for people who have no symptoms (are asymptomatic). If you have any symptoms, please contact Brook Wirral on 0151 670 0177 or Sexual Health Wirral on 0300 123 5474 for all age services.

Please note:

The current testing kits supplied are only suitable for vaginal swabs or urine samples. If you have had unprotected anal or oral sex we recommend that you contact the clinic directly on 0151 670 0177 so that we can ensure you are provided with the appropriate testing.


Work It Out (LGBT+ support group)

At Brook Wirral we run an LGBT+ support group called Work It Out for young people aged 14-18 years old.

The group runs every Tuesday 5pm-7pm at The Hive Youth Zone, Bright Street, Birkenhead, CH41 4EA.

Those wanting to join the group will need to email viccie.hamlet@brook.org.uk or kate.griffiths@brook.org.uk. Alternatively you can call Wirral Brook on 0151 670 0177 to book your induction before arriving for your first group session.

Visiting a clinic

COVID-19 update

Brook Wirral services are still running for young people aged 19 and under.

Under normal circumstances, we offer walk-in services at the below venue. However, in order to keep our staff and visitors safe Brook Wirral is currently running appointment-only services, and are sometimes only able to offer telephone consultations.

Please call 0151 670 0177 to arrange an appointment.

Brook Wirral

Address: 14 Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead CH41 2QR

Opening times:
Monday – Thursday, 3-6.30pm
Friday, 3-6pm
Saturday, 1-3.30pm

Contact: 0151 670 0177

Accessibility at Brook Wirral

Our clinic has wheelchair access and interpretation services. Please call us on 0151 670 0177 for more information.

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