Sexual Health Services

If you've experienced a sexual assault, you have the following options:

  • Go to the emergency department of St Mary's Hospital in Kitchener or Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge
  • Call the Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Treatment Centre at 519-749-6994 (located at both St. Mary's and Cambridge Memorial hospitals)
  • Call the police at 911
  • Call the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region at 519-741-8633

Public Health offers non-judgmental and confidential services in our sexual health clinics. Our sites are LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning) positive and sex trade workers are welcome.

All services are free and most do not require a health card.


Clinical Services

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Public Health Sexual Health Clinic hours have been reduced and are by appointment only. There are limited appointments available. Appointment eligibility will be determined by our Public Health Nurses. There are no drop-in clinics.

Please call 519-883-2267 (Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm), if any of the following apply:

  • You have sexual health-related questions and need information
  • You have an existing birth control prescription with the Sexual Health Clinic which requires renewal or refilling
  • You think you need to book an appointment related to an urgent sexual health issue

Services not offered by the Sexual Health Clinic:

  • Routine pap screening
  • Liquid nitrogen for the treatment of HPV (genital warts)

Please consult your doctor or a walk in clinic for assessment and treatment options.

Family doctors, nurse practitioners or University/College Student Health Services can also provide sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) testing, pap tests and birth control. Please consider using one of these services if you are able to. 

If you have a sexual health related emergency, please visit a local emergency department or walk-in clinic.

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