Sexual health clinics are open with limited capacity as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Walk-in hours are not offered at this time.
Services are prioritized for people who have symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection (STI), people who have had sex with someone with an STI, and people most affected by STIs. Please consider going to your primary care provider or local walk-in clinic, if able to.
All sexual health clinics are confidential and do not require a health card. To book an appointment, please call 311.
Harm Reduction Services are also available at clinic locations.
All sexual health clinics are wheelchair accessible and have free parking available. If you plan to attend a Halton Region sexual health clinic and need accommodation due to a disability, please let us know as soon as possible by calling 311 or email email@example.com. Communication supports through the Language Line Service are also available on request.
For general sexual health information, please visit sexualhealthontario.ca (external link) or contact Sexual Health Infoline Ontario by phone: 1-800-668-2437 or by e-chat (external link). It’s anonymous and free.
Doctors, nurse practitioners and public health nurses provide the following confidential sexual health services at Halton Region’s sexual health clinics:
Birth control and pregnancy services for individuals 29 years old and younger
- Birth control (options include low-cost, free to those in financial need and prescriptions to be filled at pharmacies under the Provincial OHIP+ program or individual drug plans)
- Birth control counselling (including referrals for IUD)
- Urine pregnancy test
- Pap test
- Emergency contraception
- Pregnancy options (counselling and support)
Sexually transmitted and blood borne infection services for all ages
- Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis testing
- HIV testing (anonymous and confidential)
- HIV rapid testing (if eligible)
- Hepatitis B and C testing
- Free treatment for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis
- Information on sexually transmitted and blood borne infections
- Free HPV and hepatitis A and B vaccines for those who qualify (paid HPV vaccine also available)
- Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of active genital herpes
- Assessment and diagnosis of genital warts
- Free condoms
- Free needle exchange supplies, harm reduction supplies and naloxone overdose prevention kits
Please see your family doctor or visit a walk-in clinic for the following:
- Testing and treatment for urinary tract infections
- Assessment of cold sores
- Assessment of scabies, crabs or lice
- Assessment of sexual dysfunction (erection and arousal difficulties), dyspareunia (painful sex) and sex addiction
- Treatment of genital warts
- Testing and treatment of infertility, miscarriage or menopause
- Testing and treatment of abnormal vaginal discharge (such as yeast, bacterial vaginosis) when an STI has been ruled out
- IUD follow-up/concerns
- Testing and treatment of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
- Hepatitis A or B immunity testing
- Herpes blood testing
In case of an emergency, please go directly to the nearest hospital.