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Puberty and sexual health


The NHS Choices website provides information in its Sex and young people section (external link) for various aspects of young people's sexuality.

It also has information on boy's bodies and girl's bodies, including puberty.

You can find details of other organisations in the Local Offer directory, within the Health, wellbeing and leisure section.


Sexual Health Services in Croydon


The Croydon Sexual Health Centre based at Croydon University Hospital offers a free, comprehensive and confidential sexual health service, including routine testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV, emergency contraception and a range of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARCs) supplies and advice.

‘The POINT’ is a clinic specifically for young people (18 or under) only, and is also based at the Croydon Sexual Health Centre. It is open for walk in appointments on Tuesday afternoons between 3.30pm and 5.30pm

Visit the Croydon Health Services website for a list of sexual health services offered and clinic opening times (by appointment or walk-in and wait).

Click here to find other sexual health services around you or browse the rest of the JustBe Croydon website for other information on living well.



Sexual health services in Croydon are free and available to everyone regardless of sex, gender, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation.

The Domiciliary Contraception Service is only available to Croydon Residents aged 25 years or under, others should be signposted to an appropriate service. Contact the clinic nurse on 07773976488 or email


Getting in touch

You can contact the Croydon Sexual Health Centre in any of the following ways:

  • Phone: 020 8401 3002
  • Address: Croydon Sexual Health Centre,  Croydon University Hospital,  530 London Road, Croydon, CR7 7YE


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