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Sexual health is an important part of physical and mental health as well as your emotional and social wellbeing. It's important to take care of your sexual health and is something we should all talk about! Do you need any support? Are you dealing with difficulties and struggling to understand your relationships? Help is available for you!
Brook offer free, confidential sexual health services and advice for young people aged under 21’s.
See below for the services they offer:
Brook also have an Education and Training team which run fun, interactive and informative workshops on a range of relationships and sexual health topics. These workshops can be for young people or for professionals and are tailored to be age/need appropriate.
The Genito Urinary Medicine (GUM) clinic is a specialist outpatient clinic offering a free and confidential service for anyone with a sexual health concern.
The GUM clinic offers three open-access evening clinics based in Corridor B of the outpatient department at Jersey General Hospital. These are scheduled as follows:
As the evening clinics are a walk-in service, waiting times will vary.
Daytime appointments for individuals are available from Monday to Friday by contacting the Specialist Sexual Health Nurses directly on 01534 442856 or by email.
Le Bas centre offers Free contraception and advice for any young people aged under 23. Appointments are required.
There are two clinics held at Le Bas centre:
Our clinics are confidential and open to women of all ages. They are staffed by female doctors, nurses and receptionists.
The Well Woman Clinic
The Well Woman clinic is run mainly for cervical screening (smear) tests. The costs of a smear test at Le Bas Centre is £16.00.
To find out the opening times, more information on the smear test or to find out how to book an appointment click here.
Community Contraception Clinic
The Community Contraception clinic provides:
For more information including the price list and opening times click here.
Contact number: 01534 443 781
Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are infections that are commonly spread by sexual activity. Many times STIs initially do not cause symptoms. This results in a greater risk of passing the disease on to others
The most common STIs are:
Chlamydia and genital warts are the 2 most common STIs in Jersey.
Where Can I Get Tested?
Here at YES we offer free, confidential chlamydia testing for anyone under the age of 25 who is sexually active.
The test is super easy to do and doesn’t take very long. If you would like a free chlamydia test at YES you can do so by the following:
The Jersey Condom Distribution Scheme is a health project that’s been set up to make it easier for people to access free condoms in Jersey.
Where Can I Get Condoms From?
At YES we offer free condom distribution to anyone aged 25 or under just pop in during our opening times and ask a Youth Worker.
See below for other services that offer free contraception:
What To Look For On A Condom Packet
Dewberry House provide a comprehensive and co-ordinated forensic, counselling and aftercare service to men, women and children living in Jersey who have experienced rape or sexual assault, whether this has happened recently or in the past.
Sexual Assault is very serious and can be traumatic. They will listen and support you.
The Centre comprises a team of experts with a wealth of knowledge and experience in advising, supporting and treating anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted.
Dewberry House offers a confidential 24 Hour Helpline – 01534 888222 if you are in crisis or need someone to talk to.
JAAR is an independent and confidential service helping people to recover from the trauma of sexual violence,
They are there to prevent and heal the trauma of rape and sexual assault.
They will aim to heal by providing and maintaining a supporting framework for survivors and their families that includes a dedicated helpline, website, on site counselling and access to highly qualified and specially trained counsellors and psychotherapists.
JAAR Confidential Helpline – 01534 482800
For out of hours emergencies call:
(SARC) Sexual Assault Referral Centre tel: 01534 888222
Domestic abuse is an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour or abuse between those who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members/carer’s regardless of gender or sexuality.
Domestic abuse can include, but is not limited to, the following:
Domestic abuse also includes different forms of family violence such as, adolescent to parent abuse, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and ‘honour crimes’ that are perpetrated primarily by family members, often with multiple perpetrators.
For more information around domestic abuse contact Jersey Domestic Abuse (JDAS)
Tel: 01534 880505
JDAS is an independent service developed to protect and support victims of domestic and sexual abuse. Within this service they have trained Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVA) and Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA).
How can an IDVA help?
An IDVA works with clients from the point of crisis;
How can an ISVA help?
An ISVA offers individual tailored support to suit the client’s needs including: