Family Planning & Sexual Health

Contraception Services in Darlington

Darlington residents can make an appointment at the Contraception and Sexual Health (CaSH) clinic or Sexual Health Hub (GUM) by contacting the Appointment Booking Line on 01325 743 203 during clinic opening times.  Click here for Darlington Sexual Health Services timetable.

Please note Darlington Sexual Health Hub (GUM) has moved. To locate Darlington Sexual Health Hub (GUM) use the main entrance (next to A&E), pass the main reception and either - take the stairs on your right to Floor D and turn left or take the lift on your left to Floor D and turn right.

Go to :

Facebook site – Primary Healthcare Darlington

GPs provide free, confidential contraceptive advice and support including to under 16s.

Where do I get free condoms via the C-card scheme

The C-Card scheme is offered from community Pharmacies listed below: • Boots the Chemist, Northgate • Boots the Chemist, High Row • Cockerton Pharmacy • Well Pharmacy, Victoria Road • Denmark Street Pharmacy • Rowlands Pharmacy, Cardinal Gardens • Rowlands Pharmacy, Clifton Court • Rowlands Pharmacy, Neasham Road • Rowlands Pharmacy, Whinbush Way • Rowlands Pharmacy, West Park • • Rowlands, 99 North Road (Denmark) • Rowlands Pharmacy, High Row • Sainsbury’s Pharmacy • The Pharmacy, Rockliffe Court

New registrations and repeat visits are available from: • Healthy Darlington Hub, Dolphin Centre • School Nurses, Sexual Health Clinics at Darlington College and Dolphin Centre • Healthwatch Darlington Any new registrations from 15th February will receive a temporary C Card that looks slightly different to the current ones. Don’t worry these will be accepted at all outlets in Darlington.

Where do I get Emergency Oral Hormonal Contraception (sometimes called the morning after pill)?

There are a number of community Pharmacies in Darlington which offer this for free they are: Asda Pharmacy Boots Northgate Cockerton Pharmacy Denmark Street Pharmacy Lloyds Pharmacy Damson Court Middleton Pharmacy Morrisons Pharmacy Rockliffe Pharmacy Rowlands Pharmacy Cardinal Gardens Rowlands Pharmacy Clifton Court Rowlands Pharmacy High Row Rowlands Pharmacy Neasham Road Rowlands Pharmacy 99 North Road Rowlands Pharmacy West Auckland Road Rowlands Pharmacy West Park Rowlands Pharmacy Whinbush Way Sainsburys Pharmacy Well Pharmacy, Victoria Road

Where can I get advice and testing about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)?

The GUM service at Darlington Memorial Hospital provides free, confidential STI advice, testing, treatment and support to people of all ages. For details about opening times and appointments contact: 

GUM services at Darlington Memorial Hospital will continue to be provided. T: 01325 743203 W:

Sexual Health Direct – T: 0845 122 8690 W:

Sexuality Advice

DISC LGBT Health and Wellbeing (Durham and Darlington) – T: 01325 731160 E:

Darlington Arq is a community organisation that has replaced Gay Advice Darlington –

T: 1325 252522


The Gay Centre
9 Duke Street
Co Durham

ID Trans Youth North East – T: 07946 267 152 or 07826 872 756 or 01325 313888.