We offer free 1 hour HIV tests, advice and information on many different health issues including Sexual Health, STI’s, Support Groups and much more. We also offer 1-2-1 support, 5 day a week help line and drop in service (Thursday 10am to 5pm). We work with SHINE (women’s sexual health service) to offer information and signposting to the LGBT community. We work across Newcastle and North Tyneside with an office 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.
Call our helpline:
Monday – Friday 10am-5pm
0191 233 1333.
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. We offer information, advice and signposting to the LGBT community and offer a meeting space for groups such as GMT, T and Coffee Young Trans Group, BE and Parents Enquiry North East.
MESMAC North East shares LGBT news from around the region in many ways, through our LGBT News page, through Facebook and Twitter, through our mailing list and directories for workers. MESMAC also has noticeboards, booklets and leaflets in the reception area of the office. This website is updated weekly.
We work throughout Newcastle and Northumberland. 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.