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Integrated Sexual Health Services at HLC

Emergency Contraception

Emergency contraception can be accessed from the Gaol Street Clinic in Hereford and they are free from most pharmacies.

View list of Herefordshire pharmacies showing telephone numbers and opening hours.

Student Support Advisor (SSA)

A Student Support Adviser is available each day to provide support. At the Hereford campus they are based in room B103 next to reception and at Holme Lacy they are based on the first floor of the Bower House. Appointments can be made although students are encouraged to drop-in.

You can telephone on 07967732896 or 01432 365353 (leave a message and they will return your call) or email


Free condoms are issued by the Student Support Adviser. A twenty minute induction chat explains the safe use of condoms and learners are issued with a C Card permitting them to access condoms from the College and other outlets in Hereford.

Pregnancy Testing

Free tests are available through SSA. A urine sample is required and options are discussed. Learners are referred to the Gaol Street Clinic in Hereford or their GP.

Dental Dams

If you are a lesbian or bisexual woman, dental dams are available at the Gaol Street Clinic, Hereford.

College Chaplaincy

The college chaplain is available on a Wednesday morning each week and at various times throughout the week to speak to about any issue.  Contact can be made via reception, mobile phone - 07545 430337 or e-mail

Sexual Health Directory

Integrated Sexual Health (iSH) Clinic - 01432 266908 - For up-to-date clinic information. Free STI home testing kits available. Under 18 service. Walk-in and Appointments available.

R U Thinking about it       0800 282 930
For young people aged up to 18.  Helpline open 7 days a week 7am to midnight & the website gives information on contraception, sex & relationships.

Family Planning Clinic (Gaol Street)      01432 378915

Sexual Health Direct          08453 101 334
Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm offering confidential advice & information on contraception, sexually transmitted infections pregnancy choices & sexual wellbeing.

Sexual Health Line         0800 567 123
24hrs a day 365 days a year providing advice & information about HIV/Aids & sexual health/local services.  All calls are confidential.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases         01432 378915

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