Trade Sexual Health

Free, confidential health advice, information,
services & support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual
and trans communities of Leicester,
Leicestershire & Rutland

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Drop-in services

Trade can offer information, advice and guidance on sexual health and HIV prevention, as well as signpost and refer onto other services, in person at our drop-in services.

Services on offer

Some of our drop-in services include:

  • C-Card registration and distribution
  • Safer sex pack pick up
  • Information, advice and guidance on sexual health services, LGB&T support and services or other health & wellbeing services across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.
  • Booking in for one-to-one practical support and counselling assessments
  • Signposting and referral onto other services specifically for your needs
  • Kwik Prick rapid HIV testing (Monday drop-in only at Trade only, appointments on other days at Trade and Splash Sauna drop-in)

Trade office

Our main hub on 27 Bowling Green Street is where you can access our drop-in service during our opening hours:

  • Monday - 9:30am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday - 9:30am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday - 9:30am-5:00pm
  • Thursday - 9:30am-5:00pm
  • Friday - 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Weekends and Public Holidays - Closed

Please check our website homepage and social media pages for any other days where we might be closed.

Splash Sauna drop-in (for men only)

In partnership with Splash Spa & Leisure, we are also able to offer these drop-in services at their venue on a weekly basis, specifically for gay and bisexual men, and other men who have sex with men. The drop-in here is not only for Splash customers, but is also available to non-paying patrons wishing to access the drop-in only, with thanks to the venue owners.

  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month - 5:00-7:00pm
  • 2nd and 4th Friday of the month - 3:00-5:00pm
  • 3rd Saturday of the month - 2:00-4:00pm

Please check our website homepage and social media pages for any other days where these drop-in may be cancelled/changed.