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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HIV services & support

HIV Services & Support

There is a variety of social, support and advice services within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland focused around HIV.

Hi5 – for gay & bisexual men affected by HIV

The group is for gay and bi men who are either directly or indirectly affected by HIV. This includes men who are newly diagnosed and couples where one is HIV positive and one is negative.

Hi5 provides a safe social network, advice on wellbeing, employment and HIV specific issues, as well as somewhere fun and informative to share experiences with others.  The group also has a calendar of social events.

Date: Once a month
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Place: Due to confidentiality please contact group leader Alex (details below) for further details

Contact: Alex De Winter
Tel: 0116 254 1747

Trade Sexual Health

Trade works to promote the health and wellbeing of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans* men and women.

  • You can talk to us confidentially about HIV, safer sex and sexual health.
  • You can pick up free condoms, lube, dental dams, and gloves.
  • Men can access our sauna based clinics for a for a full sexual health screen.
  • LGB&T men and women can get a HIV test via our office based Kwik Prick rapid HIV testing clinic.

You can also talk to us about anything affecting your life as a LGB&T man or woman, from coming out and relationships, to the reporting of homophobic abuse or bullying.

We offer counselling and a range of other services, for full list of Trade’s services click here

Address: Trade, 2nd Floor, 27 Bowling Green Street, Leicester, LE1 6AS

Opening Times
Mon – Thu: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Fri: 10.00am - 4pm

Tel: 0116 254 1747


Leicestershire AIDS Support Services - LASS provide services for people who are living with or affected by HIV.  Support for people affected or infected are free, confidential and individually tailored in consultation with each service user to meet their specific needs. LASS aim to assist people in making the best choices for themselves, and to maximise their own potential.

Address: 53 Regent Rd., Leicester, LE1 6YF
Opening Times: Mon – Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm
Tel: 0116 255 9995


Faith in people with HIV

Work with people of all religious faiths and with those who have no religious beliefs.

The service is open to anyone who is living with HIV or affected by it (e.g. partner, family, and carer) irrespective of background, culture, beliefs, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability.

Address: The Lodge, Margaret Rd., Off Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 5FW
Opening Times: Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm
Tel: 0116 273 3377