Positive East

Contact details

Positive East
159 Mile End Road
London
E1 4AQ

Public phone: 020 7791 2855

Email: Click to Email

Website URL: http://www.positiveeast.org.uk

General information

Service offered: We are the largest HIV charity in London, providing services for people living with or affected by HIV. Our main office is in Stepney Green but you can access the services we deliver in many places across East London. Our aim is to be there for you whenever you need information, advice and support. Our HIV prevention service offers free, fast and confidential HIV tests. No need to book, just turn up, we do a rapid blood test and you'll get the result immediately. We offer HIV tests in more places than anyone else in London. Not only that, our trained staff will offer support to help change any behaviour that might put someone at risk of HIV or STI's. Our support services include recently diagnosed support including treatment advice, welfare rights and housing advice both face to face and over the phone, peer support, support groups, counselling complementary therapies and drop in services. We offer volunteer opportunities in all our teams.

Target group: People living with or affected by HIV/AIDS/people seeking information about HIV or a test.

Area served: Support services are for people who live or access their HIV treatment in east London. HIV testing is open to all

How to contact: Drop-in, phone, email or referral from health professional/other agencies

Availability

Monday: 10am - 6pm

Tuesday: 10am - 6pm

Wednesday: 10am - 6pm

Thursday: 10am - 6pm

Friday: 10am - 5pm

Weekends: 11am to 3pm (HIV testing only)

Office Hours:

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Drop-off point outside front of building with level access. Additional parking available with car park at rear of building, but no level access. Lift available to all floors

Other information

Languages other than English: French, Italian, Spanish, Swahili, Luganda and access to interpreters

Charity number: 1001582

Year established: 2005

Staffing: 29 staff + 90 volunteers.

Public transport: Stepney Green Station (District/Hammersmith & City). Bus 25/205

Record last checked: 09 September 2016