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Blackburn

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Welcome to Brook Blackburn - on these pages you can find information about services and activities in Blackburn.

Our opening times are

  • Monday: 12.00-6.30pm
  • Wednesday: 12.00-6.00pm
  • Friday: 12.00-5.00pm
  • Saturday: 11-2.30pm

Outside of Brook opening times

Free emergency contraception can be accessed at Boots on Townsmoor Retail Park - ring 01254 696620 to check that this free service is available.

About our service

We offer services for Blackburn with Darwen young people up to the age of 24, so, from your 25th birthday you will need to ring 01254 283888 for information about the All Age Sexual Health Service or alternatively you can see your GP.

Our services are walk in which means that we do not offer appointments (unless arranged by a nurse for a follow up consultation).

We recommend that you do not leave it till the last day to come for repeat contraception as we cannot guarantee that you will be seen that day. 

If you live in Blackburn with Darwen

  • And wish to make an appointment for contraception services then you can access your GP.
  • And you wish to make an appointment or find out information about any sexual health clinic across the borough please ring 01254 283888

If you live in Lancashire outside of Blackburn with Darwen

  • Ring 0300 1234154  for details / appointments at your local sexual health clinic.

Please use our find a service tool to find other clinics near to you.

Walk in clinics

Walk-in clinics are available during the week for young people who do not wish to make an appointment.

Sometimes the walk-in clinics can become very busy, and on occasions a temporary stop may be put in place to manage this.

We understand that this can be disappointing for those that may not be able to be seen that day, or may have a longer wait than usual.

In these situations our staff will make every effort to redirect you to an alternative service the same day, or to return to Brook on a different day.

Free postal chlamydia kits

If you are aged 16-24 years and live in Lancashire or Blackburn with Darwen you can access free postal chlamydia kits by visiting  www.best2know.co.uk.

Leave feedback

If you have any concerns or comments about Brook in Blackburn please email our complaints manager vashti.marriott@brook.org.uk or fill in a client feedback card in clinic.

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