The Bridge Service: Sexual Health for People with Learning Disabilities

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The Bridge Service helps people with learning disabilities access sexual health services at the Archway Centre and Mortimer Market Centre. 

It offers:

  • Screening and treatment for all sexually transmitted infections including HIV.
  • Direct phone line for appointments and support for people with learning difficulties, their families, carers and involved professionals.
  • Full contraceptive advice, supply and fitting.
  •  Advice and information about sexual health, sexual behaviour and sexual problems.
  • Free condoms and lubricants.
  • Easy read sexual health information.

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Anyone with a learning disability can come to the Bridge Service, no matter where they live.

The services are completely free.


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

Self-referral

People with learning disabilities can refer themselves or be referred by GPs, family members, carers, case workers or social workers (with the client’s consent).

Information for Parents, Carers and Professionals (PDF leaflet)

The Bridge Service is offered at two clinics: The Archway Centre in north London, and Mortimer Market Centre in central London.                         


The Archway Centre
681-689 Holloway Road,
London
N19 5SE    

Appointments t: 07738 261 323   


Mortimer Market Centre
Capper Street, off Tottenham Court Road 
London
WC1E 6JB

Appointments t: 07738 261 323

Easy-read information

The Bridge Service (PDF leaflet)


 


Locations

The Archway Centre
Mortimer Market Centre