Young persons

Teenagers/young people are very welcome to attend the John Hunter clinic, 56 Dean Street or 10 Hammersmith Broadway during standard opening hours—find out how to book an appointment. However, we also provide many Cont@ct services which are designated young persons services for which you do not need an appointment and can just walk-in during opening hours. These Cont@ct services are detailed below:

ClinicPatient groupAddressOpening timesHow to access the clinic
Cont@ct 19 years and under 56 Dean Street
W1D 6AQ 
Cont@ct2 17 years and under 10 Hammersmith Broadway
W6 7AL 

Mon/Tue/Thu 9am–5pm, Wed 1pm-5pm and Fri 9–11am

Connexions at Lancaster Youth Club* 25 years and under Lancaster Youth Club
128A Lancaster Road
Ladbroke Grove
London W11 1QS
Call 020 7221 2197 for more information
Cont@ct 3 19 years and under John Hunter Clinic
(2nd Floor)
Cont@ct2 @ College Attendees of Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College Tue (term time)
12 noon–2pm
Call 020 3315 9779 for more information or advice
Cont@ct Plus** 19 years and under Bessborough Street Clinic
1 Bessborough Street
London SW1V 2JD
Mon/Wed/Fri 3:30–5:30 pm Walk-in
Call 020 3315 6699 or 020 8846 6234 for more information**

* Connexions at Lancaster Youth Club is a 3 minute walk from Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith & City line) tube station, Buses: 7, 15, 23, 52, 70, 302
** Download a leaflet (PDF) about Cont@ct Plus at Bessborough Street Clinic.

Cont@ct is a confidential service run by non-judgmental and friendly staff who are used to dealing with many sensitive problems.

At all these clinics we provide:

  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs)
  • HIV tests
  • Emergency contraception and pregnancy testing
  • Contraception
  • Free condoms
  • Hepatitis B vaccinations for at-risk individuals
  • Sexual health advice and counselling
  • Information and advice for those who have been sexually assaulted/abused

It is not necessary to bring your parents or an adult with you but it can be helpful if you are under 16.

We do not routinely disclose your visit/personal information to your parents or GP.

We also offer a service for young HIV positive persons aged 16–25 years of age. It is called the Rite clinic. For advice email

For telephone advice please call on 020 3315 9779 for 10 Hammersmith Broadway or 020 3315 9591 for 56 Dean Street.

Note: Pharmacies can provide emergency contraception in the event you cannot attend our service.

Book an appointment online (24/7)

Telephone appointments:
Due to technical difficulties the sexual health appointments line is temporarily unavailable—we are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. 

Call Centre hours:
Tue: 8:30am–5:30pm
Wed: 11am–5:30pm
Thu: 8:30am–5:30pm
Fri: 8:30am–5pm
Sat/Sun: closed


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