Sexual Health Toolkit

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South Tyneside Sexual Health

  • The law and & consent
  • Are you ready for sex?
  • Are you ready for sex checklist
  • Safe sex and contraception
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Teenage pregnancy

Sexual Health Services for people living in South Tyneside provides contraception and sexual health screening/testing, treatment and follow up. All forms of contraception, including long acting methods are available from the majority of clinics, with some clinics specifically for under 25’s.

School Nursing Service at South Tyneside 

  • Contraceptive
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Teenage Pregnancy

The school nursing service have a confidential text messaging service " Chathealth" available for young people form the age of 11 - 19 years . We provide information , advice and support for children and young people. 


Address: South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust
Clarendon, Windmill Way, Hebburn
NE31 1AT 

Bright Futures

  • Contraceptive
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Teenage Pregnancy

Bright Futures works with young women and girls across South Tyneside delivering a range of educational, supportive and fun activities covering a range of problems and issues. 


Tel: 0191 455 1196

Facebook: Bright Futures Young Womens Service
X (Twitter): BrightFutures ST

Address: Bright Futures NE, Community Hub, 459 John Williamson Street, South Shields, NE33 5HP

c/o Connected Voice, 1 Strawberry Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4BX

Tel. 07554127288


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Tyneside Outdoors

  • Contraceptive
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Teenage Pregnancy

Tyneside Outdoors helps young people enjoy the outdoors by providing a range of fun, active and challenging activities in local parks and open spaces. It's a youth club but outdoors!

The Foundation of Light

  • Contraceptive
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Teenage Pregnancy

The Foundation of Light is the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club and we use the power of football and sport to provide opportunities to young people, adults and families across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham. 

We have 4 curriculum areas which are shown below, all of which are open to people from all backgrounds, abilities and genders. 

  1. Football and Sport 
  2. Education 
  3. Skills and Employability 
  4. Health and Wellbeing 

Our vision is to use the curriculum areas and the programmes within them to create better opportunities and better lives for our communities. 

Beacon of Light, Stadium Park, Sunderland, SR5 1SN

Foundation of Light Website


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The Matrix works with young people under the age of 18, their families and carers in South Tyneside whose lives have been affected by drugs and alcohol and those who are at risk of developing drug or alcohol problems. 

7 Burrow Street
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 1PP

Matrix website

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