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Sexual health

There are services across the Southern district to support your sexual and reproductive health.

Options for advice and information on everything to do with oranga taihema, your sexual and reproductive health e.g. contraception, STIs, safe relationships, pregnancy, abortion, diverse sexual and gender identities, and sexual assault/abuse include:

Southern Sexual Health Clinics provide a confidential service for people of all ages, cultures, gender and sexual orientation. The service is free of charge to New Zealand residents. Non-Residents can also access the service free of charge for STI testing and treatment.

We offer:

  • safer sex information
  • testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  • emergency contraception and condoms
  • long acting reversible contraception
  • unwanted pregnancy advice/referral
  • genital skin problems
  • pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV
  • sexual harm/assault care
  • advice on sexual dysfunction

In order to promote equity in our community, we particularly welcome the following groups to our service:

  • adolescents & young adults
  • men who have sex with men
  • sex industry workers and their clients
  • unwaged people
  • Maori and Pacific Island people

If you are concerned about your sexual health come and see us. You can make your own appointment directly. You don’t need a GP referral.