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Sexual Health Victoria (SHV) promotes sexual and reproductive health for Victorians. Its services focus on sexual and reproductive healthcare, education and advocacy.

Services provided

  • Sexual and reproductive healthcare clinics
  • Training programs and professional development for healthcare professionals and allied health professionals
  • Professional development for teachers and youth/community workers
  • School and community sexuality education
  • Education and healthcare resources
  • Bookshop and library
  • Research and advocacy
  • Advice line
  • Action centre – provides sexual and reproductive health services for people under 25


Available to anyone in Victoria

How to access

To find out more about Sexual Health Victoria (SHV)

Visit the Sexual Health VictoriaExternal Link website.

The National Relay Service (NRS)External Link is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:


The cost varies depending on the serviceExternal Link . Contact the service before you attend if you would like more information about charges.

  • Calls are charged at the cost of a local call from anywhere in Victoria.
  • Calls to the 1800 number are free for Victorians.
  • Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.


  • You can talk about your options for contraception with a doctor or reproductive health nurse.
  • If you have had a positive pregnancy test and are not sure what path you want to take, SHV
    pregnancy choices support service can help. SHV nurses will take you through all the options
    available to you, giving you objective, factual information to help you in making an informed


  • If you are concerned about your sexual health, please see your doctor or visit an SHV clinic.