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Teen Advice Zone (TAZ)

At TAZ we're here to help you with all of your sexual health.

Got questions? Ask us taz@sthelens.gov.uk

TAZ Clinic Opening Times:

Monday to Friday: 3.00pm - 5.30pm
Saturday: 12.30pm - 2.30pm

TAZ will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday (May 1st).  If you need Emergency Contraception when TAZ is closed, check this list to find out which pharmacists will be open.

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If you're aged 13 to 19, we can offer you FREE:

  • Contraception (contraceptive pill, implant, injection, patch, coil and condoms) and advice about which type is best for you
  • Emergency Contraception (the Morning After Pill) to prevent unwanted pregnancy (available for up to 5 days after unprotected sex). If TAZ is closed you can get Free Emergency Contraception from these Chemists
  • Pregnancy testing and guidance on your options and next steps if you think you may be pregnant
  • Testing for some sexually transmitted infections, including Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV and Syphilis (more info about infections here)
  • Information, advice and guidance about ANYTHING to do with sexual health, including questions about relationships, puberty, periods, body changes and growing up. There's no such thing as a silly question!

You can also use your undefined at TAZ, or sign up for a new one.

TAZ is a confidential service.

Got questions? Ask us taz@sthelens.gov.uk