Indoor & Online Sex Workers

SWOP Sussex (Sex Worker’s Outreach Project) is for women who live or work in the sex industry in Sussex.

We offer free, confidential and non-judgemental information and support.

Get support and advice

Due to COVID-19 there have been some changes to the service. You can contact us via text/ email or whatsapp for:

· brief advice or information

· regular 1:1 support with a keyworker

If remote support does not work for you, please let us know as we can offer a small number of face- to- face / in person appointments.

You can contact us Monday to Friday for support, advice or to book an appointment.

If you are worried about confidentiality, click here for more information.

We have been supporting sex workers for 20 years and understand the many different reasons that women sex work.

We know that sex work is different for everyone. We see everyone as an individual.

You can use our service whether:

  • You plan to continue sex work

Or

  • You are unhappy about your situation and want to make changes.

What does SWOP Sussex offer?

Our professional, friendly female staff offer brief advice AND regular 1:1 support.

 

CONDOMS:

POSTAL CONDOMS:

If you are Brighton& Hove based, you can order free postal condoms (pack of 12) directly from Terrence Higgins Trust to a Brighton & Hove Postcode Brighton condoms | Terrence Higgins Trust (tht.org.uk)

If you are in any other area of East Sussex you can order postal condoms from here:   East Sussex Sexual Health | East Sussex Healthcare

 

If you need  help with ordering, or:

  • a larger number of condoms
  •  a selection of different condoms,
  • lubricant pumps
  • advice or information

please contact us

Accessing support.

You can meet with us for brief advice or information OR regular 1:1 support with a keyworker.

Appointments in Brighton and Hastings Oasis Project offices.

We can offer appointments at our Brighton and Hastings 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Outreach in any area of Sussex.

If you are unable to visit the SWOP offices, we can visit you!

We can meet you at your place of work (parlour / working flat, hotel), home, café, or somewhere that you feel comfortable.  Where possible we will try to arrange a time that is best for you.

You can contact us Monday and Wednesday – Friday 9am – 5pm or Tuesday 11.30am – 7.30pm for support, advice or to book an appointment.

Evening services.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are no-longer offering our evening drop-in service.

We can offer pre-arranged evening telephone or video chat appointments (via zoom or whatsapp) for

· brief advice or information

· support

· 1:1 key worker support.

We can also offer outreach in Brighton & Hove to your home, your work space  or café  up until 9pm on a Wednesday evening. Contact us if you would like to find out more about this service.

·  Our outreach service offers free condoms and lube, chlamydia and gonorrhoea self-testing, as well as advice and information about safety and wellbeing.  Our workers can also offer support if you need it.

·  This service is also available during 9.30-5pm on other days.

 

Please contact us via our webform to leave a message if you would like an appointment to be called back after 5pm.