Taking care of your sexual health since 1987

Non-biased, non-judgmental and inclusive sexual health service in Cork


The Sexual Health Centre provides up-to-date information, support and education in the areas of sexual health, wellbeing, sexuality and healthy relationships. We can offer prompt, honest and non-biased answers to your questions as well as any needed support or referrals. Ring our Helpline on 021 427 66 76, fill out a contact form or drop by our centre on 16 Peters Street Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Our Services

At our centre you can avail of a wide range of professional services, including full STI screening, sexual health workshops, support for people living with HIV, one-on-one counselling for people experiencing crisis pregnancy and more. We also offer free rapid HIV testing, condoms and pregnancy tests.

Sexual Health Centre is a safe space – we value your trust and protect your confidentiality.

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Your Sexual Health

To lead a positive sexual life it’s important to have accurate and non-biased information about your sexual health, wellbeing and sexuality.

Learn more about different STIs, living with HIV, consent, various means of contraception, pregnancy, effects of alcohol and drugs on your sexual health and more.

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Outreach and Health Promotion

We deliver regular skill-based sexual health and wellbeing workshops to individuals and groups, including businesses, schools, universities, homeless shelters, provision and migrant centres, non-mainstream schools and recovery groups.

Our workshops are professional, accessible and comprehensive and focus on enabling positive sexual health for all.

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“It’s a place where I can walk in without any masks, 
I can be myself.”

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Our Centre

The Sexual Health Centre is a Not-for-Profit, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that was established in July 1987 as Cork AIDS Alliance. We provide high quality, professional and inclusive services on relationships, wellbeing, HIV and sexual health. We aim to remove barriers to support services and make screening and reproductive health support opportunities more accessible to people of Cork.

Our diverse and knowledgeable team works together towards normalising the perception of sexual health as an integral part of life. We are there to answer any of your queries and provide the needed support.

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