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Welcome to the SHOC website


SHOC was set up to promote sexual health throughout the London Borough of Brent.



This website has been set up to tell you more about SHOC and what we do.


Whether you are someone living in Brent interested in finding out how to maintain your sexual health or a professional whose work involves sexual health in this area, this site should tell you more about:

 For further information about the provision of sexual health services please go to:  https://www.nwlondonsexualhealth.nhs.uk/. 



Dear colleagues and friends of SHoC,


Please support our crowdfunding initiative developed to promote young peoples' mental health-

#SelfLove is an education programme for young people aged 13-18 years old who have been adversely effected by social media.  


You can either donate or pledge (and receive rewards).

Every penny helps towards achieving our target of £10000 - Thank-you.



Follow the link below:













Evolve: Is a newly commissioned Health and Wellbeing Service for residents of Brent who are under 25, commissioned by Brent Council.  This service, provided jointly between Young Addaction and SHoC offers advice, support and early intervention to young people about drug use, sexual health, and general wellbeing.  To contact this service call 07795 302 966.




The R Project

This is an education project that aims to create, design and deliver health and well being educational resources, and a peer mentoring programme, targeting young people under 25 who are at risk of exclusion from mainstream education, have been excluded from mainstream education, or have been referred from social care services, education and youth offending teams. For more information on the R Project click here.



Free self-sampling HIV testing kits are available to residence of Brent.  For more information click the following link -  https://www.test.hiv/


For more information on HIV testing in London, follow this link -  www.doitlondon.org.


Click on the image below to see the list of Pharmacists in Brent that provide EHC and condoms

If you have a smart phone you can visit the App Store to find out your nearest outlet - Come Correct






Jaheda Ali, R Project Peer Education Project and Mala Morjaria, Brent Council Children and Families - Looked After Children have been shortlisted for the JLS young person of the year award (Jaheda) and Sexual health professional of the year award 2013 (Mala). The competition was extremely strong this year, so it's truly an amazing achievement.


We hope you find what you need.


Please get in touch if you need to know more or if you have any questions.


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Have a look at our Facebook page - click here








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Come Correct  - A guide to contraceptives




 The Come Correct scheme provides access to free condoms in a variety of locations (outlets) across London. Register and get condoms or advice from any outlet displaying the Come Correct logo.




Report calls for female genital mutilation to be treated as child abuse





 Updated resources on FGM


 STIs in Primary Care guideline 2013 click here to view


 Sexual Health & HIV Policy eBulletin : November 2016: Issue 36








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