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What is the Drop-in?

The health drop-in is a free and confidential service where young people aged 12-25 can access advice, support and information on health issues, including sexual health.

  • Free condoms/dams (with C:Card)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Emotional/mental health support and advice.

Click/tap photo of the nearest Drop-in service to you for details.

HOT Craigmillar drop-in

HOT Portobello drop-in

HOT Gilmerton drop-in

When the drop-ins are closed

If you need c:card, Emergency Contraception, Support or Advice you can access services online, through your GP or at Chalmers Sexual Health Centre in Edinburgh.

You can also email us at


Chalmers Sexual Health Centre

2a Chalmers Street, EH3 9ES
T: 0131 536 1070

Young People’s Drop-in at Chalmers (for 13-18 year olds)
Monday to Thursday 3.30pm to 7pm
Friday 1pm to 3.30pm


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If you want some advice, or would like to make an appointment for our drop-ins, email us at: