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Contraception, STIs and more
Umbrella offers free condoms, STI services, HIV testing and treatment, along with lots of other free sexual health services, advice and support. Find out more about our core services.
What to expect at our clinics
When you arrive, please go to the reception desk where a member of our team will be able to help you.
If you live in Birmingham you can get free sexual health services from your local Umbrella pharmacy.
Did you know that many GP practices offer the following sexual health services?
This page contains details of how to book, cancel or reschedule an appointment at our clinics.
Please be aware that the number of walk-in appointments is limited and these are offered on a first come, first served basis.
Services for under-16s
If you are under 16 you can come to any Umbrella clinic to use our services.
Pregnancy testing and advice
Think you might be pregnant? Not sure what to do next? Let us help.
Abortion (termination) advice
Umbrella doesn't perform abortions. An abortion must be carried out by a specialist service.
Sexual problems can impact anyone at any stage in life, and you don’t have to be in a relationship to experience these issues.
Services for commercial sex workers (SAFE)
The SAFE project is a sexual health service for people who work, have worked or may start working in the commercial sex industry across Birmingham and Solihull.
Alcohol and substance abuse
Drink and drugs can make people feel less nervous, which might make having sex while drunk or high seem like a good idea.
Clinical research is a vital part of the work of the NHS, which runs Umbrella’s clinics.
Informing your partner of an infection
If you find out you have an STI, it's important to let your partner(s) know. We can help.
What we don't offer
There are many services Umbrella can’t provide but we get asked about quite a lot. Hopefully we can point you in the right direction.
Our services FAQs
Struggling to find the information you need about our services? You may find our frequently asked questions useful.