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- Women's sexual and reproductive health hubs can help you with information and support on all types of contraception, sexual health testing and treatment, medical abortion and referral for surgical abortion of pregnancy.
- Hub services are usually free or low-cost and available to girls, women and gender diverse people of all ages.
- If you think you may need help or advice on sexual or reproductive health issues, call your nearest hub – some may offer online bookings.
- You do not need a referral from a GP or health professional to access most services that are provided at women's sexual and reproductive health hubs.
Who can access women's sexual and reproductive health hubs
Sexual and reproductive health hubs are available for all Victorian women, girls and gender diverse people throughout community health services in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Some people may be given priority access to the hubs depending on their needs. This may include:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- culturally and linguistically diverse women
- LGBTIQA+ people
- women with a disability
- young people
- concession and/or pension card holders.
Services available at women's sexual and reproductive health hubs
All hub appointments are confidential. Services offered at each hub may vary and include:
- advice (including )
- pregnancy options and counselling (whether your pregnancy is planned or )
- long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) insertion and removal of and
- sexual health treatment and support.– including screening
- referrals to other services – such as specialists, of pregnancy, , diagnostic imaging, pharmacies.
Cost of services at women's sexual and reproductive health hubs
You may need to pay fees for services you are referred to – these may include medical procedures, medications and diagnostic tests.
If you are unsure about what you are covered for, contact your nearest hub.
Making an appointment at a women's sexual and reproductive health hub
You usually do not need a referral to make an appointment.
Bookings can be made directly to your nearest hub by using the contact details below. Some hubs may offer bookings online.
Hours of operation may vary.
Hubs are accessible and you will be prioritised depending on your needs.
Women who speak a language other than English
What to bring to your appointment
Bring your Medicare card and any concession cards you have.
You are welcome to bring a support person with you.
What happens at your appointment
You may see a GP (doctor) or nurse depending on the service you need.
You may be asked to fill out some forms about your medical history. Any information you provide is confidential.
If you would prefer to see a female staff member, ask when making your booking.
Find your nearest women's sexual and reproductive health hub
Currently 11 hubs are operating at various locations throughout Victoria – 7 in regional Victoria and 4 in metropolitan Melbourne:
Metropolitan sexual and reproductive health hubs
- – Laverton, Footscray, Fitzroy
- – Dandenong, Cranbourne
- – Ringwood East
- – Hastings, Rosebud, Frankston
Regional sexual and reproductive health hubs
- – Lucas, Sebastopol, Wendouree
- – Bendigo, Eaglehawk
- – Wodonga, Wangaratta
- – Bairnsdale
- – Morwell
- – Shepparton
- – Warrnambool
- Sunraysia Community Health Service – Mildura (coming soon)
Where to get help
- Your women's sexual and reproductive health hub
- – Tel. for free and confidential information on contraception, pregnancy options and sexual health
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