Sex & Relationships

Looking after your sexual health and healthy relationships is important. Find out more about the services who can support you.

Sexual Health and Wellbeing

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!

Supporting Young People to Remove Nude Images Shared Online

When a young person loses control of a nude image of themselves, it can be very distressing. It’s important that young people don’t feel judged when this happens and should be reassured that they haven’t done anything wrong.

With the support of someone you trust (parent, guardian, teacher, professional), you can use the NSPCC Report Remove tool to help manage a situation of shared images online.

Check out the links below to learn more about this tool and how it can help.

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Brook Jersey

Brook offer free, confidential sexual health services and advice for young people aged 20 and under.

See below for the services they offer:

  • counselling
  • contraception or emergency (after sex) contraception
  • condoms (non-latex too) and lubricant
  • contraceptive pills
  • chlamydia testing
  • contraceptive injection
  • contraceptive patch
  • implants and cols
  • STI testing
  • pregnancy referral and termination referrals

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.

Contact: 01534 507981

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The Genito Urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinic

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 same day appointments on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for routine sexual health screening and patients who are showing symptoms.

To request a same day appointment, call the team between 8am and 9am on the day you would like to attend. The appointments are based at the end of Corridor C of the Gwyneth Huelin Wing at the General Hospital.

Formal appointments can be booked by email or leaving a voicemail at 01534 442856.

For out of hours support please refer to the GP Service list linked below.

Contact: 01534 442856

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Le Bas Centre (Contraception)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Le Bas Centre offers Free contraception and advice for any young people aged 22 and under. Appointments are required.

The two main services offered at Le Bas Centre are:

  • contraception clinic
  • cervical screening clinic

Contraception Clinic

The Community Contraception clinic provides:

  • contraception and advice
  • help with referrals for pregnancy ter​mination
  • tests for sexually transmitted infections (STI’s)
  • free chlamydia screening for young people
  • condoms, free of charge

For more information including the price list and opening times click here.

The Cervical Screening Clinic

This service is available for people aged 25 and over and are free at Le Bas Centre and with your GP Surgery.

To find out the opening times, more information on the smear test or to find out how to book an appointment click here.

Contact: 01534 443 781


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Sexual Health

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
  • gonorrhoea
  • genital warts
  • syphilis
  • herpes
  • HIV (the virus that causes AIDS)

Chlamydia and genital warts are the 2 most common STIs in Jersey.

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Condom Distribution

Where Can I Get Condoms From?

See below for services that offer free contraception:

  • Le Bas Centre
  • Brook Jersey (under 21s only)
  • Genito-urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinic at the General Hospital

What To Look For On A Condom Packet

  • The expiry date – an out of date condom is not safe as it could break during intercourse.
  • The CE mark – this shows the condom is safe to use by European standards and has been rigorously tested.
  • Damage to the condom packet – if the packaging has been damaged in any way do not use it as the condom itself may be damaged and could break easily.

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SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)

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 of 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 if you are in crisis or need someone to talk to.

24 Hour Helpline: 01534 888222

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JAAR (Jersey Action Against Rape)

The Centre comprises of a team of experts with a wealth of knowledge and experience in advising, supporting and treating anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted.

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

(SARC) Out of Hours Emergencies: 01534 888222

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What is Domestic Abuse?

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:

  • Coercive control
  • Psychological and/or emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Financial abuse
  • Harassment and stalking
  • Online or digital abuse

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 Support (JDAS)

Tel: 01534 880505


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Jersey Domestic Abuse Support (JDAS)

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;

  • Free and confidential service.
  • Specialist advisors, qualified to provide help and support.
  • A primary point of contact, providing continuity, advocacy and advice.
  • Access to a range of services in Jersey to protect victims of abuse.
  • Individualised safety and support plans tailored to client’s and their children’s needs.

How can an ISVA help?
An ISVA offers individual tailored support to suit the client’s needs including:

  • Providing accurate and impartial information to victims/survivors of sexual violence and to the families of children and young people around the criminal justice process.
  • Provide support before, during and after criminal and civil court proceedings.
  • Acting as a single point of contact, providing ongoing continuity, advocacy and advice.
  • Providing impartial information about all available options, such as therapeutic support and information on other services that victims/survivors may require, for example in relation to health an social care, housing, or benefits.
  • Ensuring the safety of victims/survivors and their dependents.

For more information around domestic abuse contact Jersey Domestic Abuse Support (JDAS)

Tel: 01534 880505


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