Relationships, sex and sexuality

Here are services, helplines and websites to turn to if you are:
  • worried about your relationship
  • are questioning your sexuality
  • being pressured into things you feel you are not ready for,
  • you feel it’s too difficult or embarrassing to talk with a parent, teacher, relative or friend,

Sexual Health

The Young People Clinic - Young people aged 13–18 are welcome at any of our services, drop in anytime during opening hours. You can get information and advice, sexual health screening and treatment, contraception and emergency contraception.
Come Correct - Free condoms for under 25s - Register for the C-Card in Hounslow to get free condoms, advice and guidance on safer sexual practices.

Check Yourself - Chlamydia is the most diagnosed sexually transmitted infection with sexually active young people at highest risk. You can get tested at the sexual health clinic, at your GP practice or you can test yourself at home.

Emergency contraception - There are two types of emergency contraception, both of which are available at your local sexual health clinic.

London’s sexual health e-service - Residents of Hounslow, aged over 16, can now request free STI testing kits online.

Relationships and sexuality information and advice links

Childline - Friends, Relationships & Sex  - online or on the phone anytime - Relationships can make you feel amazing. But they can also leave you feeling stressed out and upset. Get advice if you're having problems with relationships.

Childline - Sexuality - online or on the phone anytime -  Trying to understand your sexuality can be confusing sometimes. If you’re struggling to cope or you’re not sure what to do next, we’ve got advice to help.

Childline - Report Remove - Report Remove is here to help young people under 18 in the UK to confidentially report sexual images and videos of themselves and remove them from the internet.

The Mix - sex and relationships - support on everything from coping with break ups and choosing the right contraception to falling in love and exploring your sexuality.

Mermaids - A safe place for transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse young people to find support and help one another