We offer free 1 hour HIV tests, advice and information on many different health issues including Sexual Health, STI’s, Counselling (gay men only), Support Groups and much more. We also offer 1-2-1 support, 5 day a week help line and drop in service (Wednesday & Thursday 1pm to 5pm). We work with SHINE (women’s sexual health service) to offer information and signposting to the LGBT community. We also have a Pride Radio show every Thursday between 2-5pm. We are based in central Newcastle.
Our specialist services are:
- Open to all gay and bisexual men and other men attracted to men.
- For men regardless of HIV status.
- For men 13 years and over.
You can contact us for all kinds of information, such as how to meet other LGBT people, the gay scene, and safer sex. We offer the chance to talk about things like coming out, relationships, sexual abuse, Police and legal issues, and being married.
We have a large collection of leaflets and books about LGBT issues which people can use and we provide copies of the free gay papers. We offer information , advice and signposting to the LGBT community and offer a meeting space for groups such as GMT, Women 4 Women, T and Coffee Young Trans Group and Parents Enquiry North East.
Apologies from MESMAC NE if you are having difficulty contacting us by phone – we are currently having a problem with our 0191 233 1333 number and would be grateful if you could ring us on 0191 277 2055 until we advise otherwise.
We work throughout North and South of Tyne. Our services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL, contact us if you would like more information about our services or if you want to know about other local services.
Call our helpline Monday – Friday
1-5pm: 0191 233 1333.
or 0191 277 2055.