Southend Sexual Health Service via Brook

Brook Southend is a free, all-age sexual health and contraception service for Southend-on-Sea residents. We provide a range of confidential services including STI testing and treatment, contraception (including long-acting and emergency), pregnancy testing, and information and advice.

HIV support services and HIV prevention services such as PrEP and PEP are also available, as well as free condoms via the C-Card scheme. If you sign up to the C-Card, you are able to collect a pack of 6 free condoms and lube weekly from our distribution sites in Southend.

A summary of our services:

  • At-home STI tests
  • Free condoms
  • HIV testing and support
  • Hormonal, non-hormonal and Emergency contraception
  • PrEP and PEP
  • Sexual assault help and support
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Information and advice
  • Education and outreach

For more information on our services please visit our website:

Or contact our service by calling 0330 135 5916 or emailing