What we do

Sexual Health/Substance Use Service

Referral

If you are a young person and would like some support around your sexual health/substance use/identity, or if you would like to refer a young person to us please download this referal form fill it in and scan back to info@earlybreak.co.uk Alternatively, please call us on 0161 723 3880. 

Support

We have partnered with fellow specialists, Virgin Care and The Proud Trust to offer a combined sexual health/substance misuse service in Oldham for young people under 19 years old (from 1 April 2021).

Please click the image below to download a Young Person’s information leaflet

Who we are

Early Break

Early Break registered as a charity in 1994 and was one of the first national young people specific substance services. We are driven by the ‘Voice of the Child’ at every level in service and operate across 6 areas of Greater Manchester. We are holders of a plethora of Awards and Standards and are embedded in the communities we support and are a trusted, professional local brand. For more information about the other services we offer, please browse our website or email info@earlybreak.co.uk

Virgin Care

Virgin Care has been at the forefront of delivering truly integrated sexual health care since 2011 and currently deliver sexual health care in 11 local authority areas. Our services were amongst the first to deliver enhanced postal and express STI testing and we continue to develop tools to make sexual health care more accessible such as app advice & booking, online condom distribution. For more information about the services we offer, please visit our website https://www.thesexualhealthhub.co.uk/

The Proud Trust

The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps LGBT+ young people across Greater Manchester empower themselves, to make a positive change for themselves and their communities. They do this through youth groups, coordinating national and regional LGBT+ youth work networks, managing the LGBT+ Centre for Manchester, delivering of training, running events and campaigns, undertaking research and creating resources.

As part of our Oldham offer, we will be offering some ‘Trans Navigator’ support. ‘Trans’ is an umbrella term used to describe someone whose gender identity does not align or “match’” with the sex and gender role they were assigned at birth by society. The Trans information section of The Proud Trust website will help give you more indepth information. You can also call for help and advice on all aspects of sexuality on 0161 660 3347 (9am-5.30pm daily, plus emergency calls on weekends) or email centre@theproudtrust.org

We will be offering a youth group – more details to follow and we are delighted to be able to offer some professional training, again please check out the website for details on this: https://www.theproudtrust.org/

Contact us

If you are a young person and would like some support around your sexual health/substance use/identity, or if you would like to refer a young person to us please download this referal form fill it in and scan back to info@earlybreak.co.uk Alternatively, please call us on 0161 723 3880.