Sexual health resources on or near campus

Person looking at information on computer and writing in a notebookAre you looking for sexual health information, advice, or treatment at University of Waterloo? Health Services and other community partners nearby are available to help. Read on for more information about what sexual health supports and services are close by.

Health Services appointments

Health Services physicians can see you for sexual health concerns, counselling, and more if you set up an appointment. Health Services offers:

  • Confidential STI testing, counselling and health monitoring
  • Birth control dispensing and counselling
  • Emergency contraception, pregnancy tests, and counselling
  • Doctors who are trained in advising same-sex couples, as well LGBTQ2S health concerns

You can book an appointment by calling 519-888-4096.

Region of Waterloo Public Health

The Region of Waterloo Public Health Department offers many services including access to birth control methods, testing for sexually transmitted infections including HIV, birth control information, and pregnancy testing. More information about locations and times for counselling and testing can be found on their website.

SHORE Centre

The Sexual Health Options, Resources & Education (SHORE) Centre (formerly Planned Parenthood) provides "safe, confidential, non-directed and non-judgmental information and support for anyone facing an unplanned pregnancy". They also offer free pregnancy tests, condoms, dental dams, and lubricant; as well as a variety of information, resources and workshops. 

Peer Health Education – Hot and Spicy

The Hot & Spicy Peer Health Education Team is dedicated to promoting sexual health, safer sex, healthy relationships, and so much more. Throughout the school year, Hot & Spicy hosts a variety of events and display booths on campus to promote the various topics. 

Online resources

To learn more about sexual health visit the website SexandU by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.

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