Information for Sex Workers

Sexual Health West Sussex offers free and confidential sexual health services to all women, men, trans and non-binary individual sex workers.

Our countywide services are delivered by skilled, professional, non-judgemental teams who are here to care, support and advise:


Services include:

  • Self-sampled postal STI testing
  • Clinic testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • Hepatitis A & B vaccinations
  • HPV vaccines for men who have sex with men
  • All methods of contraception, including emergency contraception
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Unplanned pregnancy information and abortion referral
  • PEP Post Exposure Prophylaxis, a treatment preventing HIV infection after the virus has entered a person’s body.
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) available on the NHS, a course of HIV drugs taken before sex to reduce the risk of getting HIV.
  • Free condoms & lubricant Also available to buy via the Freedoms shop (hyperlink)
  • Safety advice

Call our Central Booking Line on 01903 285199


Support services for women in the sex industry:


Staying safe

In an emergency: Dial 999 for Police, ambulance or fire service.

  • Say which service you need.
  • State what town / street you are in.
  • Follow instructions.

For non- emergency calls to the police: Dial 101 (you may contact us for support with this) or you can email


Safety and Privacy for online sex workers:


Services for trans and non-binary people


Emotional Support

  • Mind Out offer a range of support, including counselling and advocacy services for LGBTQ community
  • Trans Advocacy at Mind Out is for trans and non-binary people or anyone wanting support in relation to theirs or someone else’s gender identity or gender expression.
  • LGBT Switchboard offer support services for trans people.
  • Clare Project (Brighton &Hove & East Sussex) Peer led Trans support.


Hate crimes & sexual or physical violence

  • SWOP for emotional support and advice about reporting options, support to link in with health or support services.
  • Safety & National Ugly Mugs.
  • If you have been a victim of a hate crime, click here for more information


Domestic violence


Rape and sexual abuse.

Trans Survivors Helpline is a national helpline for trans people affected by sexual violence.


UK Unions


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