UVic Pride LOVES sexual health. We support every individuals right to make decisions about their sexuality, including whether or not they wish to have sex.
UVic Pride carries a variety of safer sex supplies and pregnancy tests. For more information on safer sex supplies please check out our Safer Sex Supply page. Pregnancy tests are available in the Pride Centre washroom, in the top blue drawer next to the sink.
The following is a list of organizations that offer various sexual health services, including pro-choice pregnancy services and information. We recognize that many sexual health services are not fully inclusive and supportive of all sexual orientations and gender identities, however we have tried to include organizations that make an effort to support the healthcare needs of queer and trans* people. If we have missed an organization, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Island Sexual Health – Island Sexual Health offers a wide-range of sexual health services, including STI testing, pap tests and pregnancy tests and private, confidental options and information around pregnancies. Island Sexual Health recognizes that gender and sexuality are complex and attempts to be inclusive of all genders and sexualities in their health services. You can book an appointment with them at 250-592-3479 or visit islandsexualhealth.org for more information.
AIDS Vancouver Island – AVI offers support for people living with HIV/AIDS and Hep C, as well as education and outreach to prevent more people from becoming infected. To see the wide-variety of programs and services AVI offers, please visit avi.org or call 250-384-2366.
Vancouver Island Women’s Clinic – VI Women’s Clinic is Vancouver Island’s sole provider of abortion services. They also offer a variety of other services including IUD insertion and their nursing staff are trained in birth control education and some are trained in counselling. Call 250-480-7338 to book an appointment, or visit viwomensclinic.ca for more information.
Options Hotline by Canadians for Choice – Options Hotline provides information on abortion services and counselling centres. The hotline is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To reach Options Hotline call 1-888-642-2725.