Sexual Health Centres
To speak with a nurse about your health concern or to book an appointment, call 905-688-3817 or 1-800-263-5757. Appointments are required.
You can also message a nurse through our sexual health live chat, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.
|City||Location||Hours of operation|
|Niagara Falls||7835 McLeod Rd.||
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed from noon - 1 p.m.)
|St. Catharines||277 Welland Ave.||
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
On June 5, the St. Catharines office will close at 4:30 p.m.
|Welland||200 Division St.||
Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed from noon - 1 p.m.)
Our Fort Erie office is closed.
Using our services
Public health nurses and nurse practitioners staff our sexual health centres.
We provide testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infection and support for unplanned pregnancy. Appointments are required.
You don't need a referral, health card or parental consent to visit our sexual health centre. Certain tests may need a health card. In this situation, your nurse or nurse practitioner will discuss this further
Our sexual health clinic offers free parking. For accessibility concerns, call 905-688-3817 or 1-800-263-5757 upon arrival.
All services are free and confidential.
When to visit a different health care provider
The Sexual Health Clinic focuses on testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and birth control. We are not a full-service clinic.
Visit your family doctor or a walk-in clinic for the following concerns:
- Prenatal care
- Referral to a gynecologist
- Infertility testing, treatment or counselling
- Treatments for:
- Urinary tract infections
- Cold sores on the mouth
- Menopausal symptoms
- Erectile dysfunction
Your family doctor or some walk-in clinics can do routine Pap tests. You can also contact the Mobile Cancer Screening Coach by calling 1-855-338-3131 or 905-975-4467.
If you don't have a health care provider, see a list of family physicians in Niagara who are accepting new patients.
Sexual assault is any type of sexual activity or contact that you don't consent to.
Where to get help in Niagara
- For immediate care, go to the emergency department at any hospital in Niagara
- Contact Niagara Health's Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Treatment Program at 905-378-4647 ext. 45300
- Call Niagara Sexual Assault Centre (CARSA) 24-hour crisis information line at 905-682-4584
- Review the Survivor's Guide for detailed information about resources available in Niagara
- Consider speaking with the police. It's not mandatory to file a police report, but they may act as a resource.
A variety of health care options is available within Ontario. To learn more, visit Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres.
Live chat or call Sexual Health Ontario
If you have sexual health questions outside of our office hours, eChat and the Sexual Health Infoline Ontario are other options available to you.