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Q: Services for women in prostitution in London ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Services for women in prostitution in London
Category: Health > Women's Health
Asked by: reggie6-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 17 Feb 2005 06:08 PST
Expires: 19 Mar 2005 06:08 PST
Question ID: 475948
What services are available for women in prostitution - both street
and off-street - in London? Is anyone aware of any that offer
assistance to the women to leave the industry?
Subject: Re: Services for women in prostitution in London
Answered By: leli-ga on 18 Feb 2005 03:18 PST
Hello Reggie6

Most of the links on this page lead to more information, but there are
one or two projects which only have minimal details on the internet.
Please let me know if you have a query, or find a website not working

Poppy Project
The POPPY Project develops services to enable women to exit prostitution

Trust (Brixton)
TRUST was founded in 1999 as a church and community-based project
supporting women involved in, or recently exited from, prostitution in
south London.

St Mungo's
St Mungo's, Lambeth Crime Prevention Trust (LCPT) and the Stockwell Project
are working to make contact with and proactively engage homeless crack-using
women sex workers

Accommodating the homeless women who work on the streets as
prostitutes is an essential first step to addressing their social

New Horizon Youth Centre?s women?s project
Targeting female sex workers, aged between 16 and 30 in King?s Cross, north London.

CHASTE is working with all denominations to build safe housing
capacity in response to the clearly indicated need for immediate
safety and space to think forward options without pressure for those
escaping from the enslavement of sex trafficking in United Kingdom
cities, particularly London.

U Turn
Provide services for women sex workers and other vulnerable women by
offering a safe place, outreach services and education and training.

National HIV charity working with injecting drug users and commercial sex workers.

International Prostitutes Collective
Crossroads Women?s Centre,
230A Kentish Town Rd; London NW5 2AB 

Europap Coordinating Centre
Imperial College School of Medicine
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Norfolk Place
London W2 1PG, UK
Europap aims at promoting the health and well-being of sex workers

International Union of Sex Workers
PO Box 27465
London SW2 1YA

Sex Workers Outreach - Westminster
This service works with drug dependent women who are selling sex.

CLASH (Central London Action on Street Health)
Clash was established in 1987, in response to rising concern about the
numbers of young homeless people in Central London who were involved
in drug use and the sex industry and who were not accessing health

Handbook of Sexual Health Services
A guide for male and female sex workers on where to seek advice on
coping with clients, survival, safer sex, where to get free condoms,
needle exchange, legal, welfare, housing and listing the drop-in
centres (some of which have prostitute only sessions), from the
European Project for AIDS Prevention in Prostitution c/o Department of
Public Health, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, Norfolk Place,
London W2 1PG, tel (0171) 723 1252.

Sexual Health on Call Service for female sex workers
The SHOC Project provides local street outreach and visits to indoor
premises as required. SHOC  offers information and advice on sexual
health, drugs (treatment and effects), safety and legal issues, and
existing prostitution. They also distribute a list of 'dodgy clients'.
A special service is provided at St. Ann's sexual health centre for
women working in the local sex industry, including street-workers and
those working from local flats and saunas.

Open Doors Working Womens Outreach Services

The same webpage also lists:

Praed Street Project, Paddington
Tues, Weds, & Thurs 2-5pm (drop in) or
telephone for clinic or 1-1 appointments: 020 7886 1549

Working Womens Project, Streatham
Every Tuesday 6-11pm: 020 8 243 2200

Marigold Project, London
The Marigold Project was developed as a partnership between Providence
Row Charity and Maze YWCA. It provides accommodation, training and
support to women involved in sex work in the Brick Lane area of East
outreach work for young sex workers on the streets

Salvation Army


Bfree - NSPCC
Works with girls and young women under 18 years at the time of
referral, who are at risk of or involved in sexual exploitation.

Street Matters - NSPCC
Works with young women up to the age of 18 who are involved or at risk
of sexual exploitation, including those who are abused through

I hope this is helpful. Just use the 'clarification' button if you
need to contact me about this answer.

Best wishes - Leli


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