Sexual Health

The Sexual Health Program offers various services and promotes awareness about sexuality to the general public.

Sexual Health Services

Sexual health services include clinical and counselling services. To make an appointment at a sexual health clinic or for counselling, call 519-883-2267.

Visit our Sexual Health Counselling or Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) & HIV Testing for locations and hours of operation.

Clinical Services

  • Access to birth control methods & pap tests (for 24-year olds and under)
  • Follow up on post-therapeutic abortion
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections including HIV
  • Treatment for genital warts (HPV)

Counselling Services

  • Healthy relationships
  • Sexual orientation
  • Sexual assault referrals
  • Birth control information
  • Pregnancy testing, counselling and referrals
  • Post-therapeutic abortion

Grades 9-12: Sexual Health Services in Waterloo Region Schools

Waterloo Region District School Board

Public Health Nurses are available at Waterloo Region District School Board secondary schools for one half day each week to provide one-on-one counselling, education, support and resources to students on a range of topics, including abstinence.

Beginning in January 2014, a year-long pilot study to enhance those services was initiated in two secondary schools in Waterloo Region. To learn more about sexual health services offered in schools, see the Parent Questions & Answers document.

Waterloo Catholic District School Board

Sexual Health Nurses are available to provide curriculum-support to Waterloo Catholic District School Board secondary schools upon request.

Region of Waterloo Public Health continues to work with the Waterloo Region District School Board and the Waterloo Catholic District School Board to enhance sexual health services and/or education in elementary and secondary schools, in keeping with the boards' curriculum and faith perspectives.

For information about Sexual Health and Puberty click here.

Links and resources

Note: All the print resources listed below may have out of date contact information and hours that used to be correct at the time of production. For up to date contact information and hours of operation check the Sexual Health Clinics page.




Sexually Transmitted Infections

Physical Exams

Sexual Activity

Talking to your children about sexual health

Web Resources for Parents