Free Condoms

When used correctly and consistently, condoms are an extremely effective method of preventing STIs, such as HIV, and avoiding unwanted pregnancies. If you’re under 25 years old and live in the City or Hackney, you can access free condoms and lubricant from a range of local venues, which include pharmacies, GP practices, youth hubs and colleges.

You can also access free condoms if you are 25+ and in the following group(s) at higher risk of STIs and HIV:

  • gay / bisexual men
  • Black African and Black Caribbean
  • client of a substance misuse service
  • involved in sex working

Here is where you can access free condoms:

  • Spitalfields Crypt Trust – Acorn House, 116 – 118 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, E1 6JN
    020 7613 3232
    Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm. Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Sunday, 10am – 5pm.
  • Coventry University London Campus – 109 – 117 Middlesex Street, Shoreditch, E1 7JF
    020 7247 3666
    Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.
  • Unipharm Pharmacy – 253 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E2 8AN
    020 7613 4176
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 6.30pm.
  • SkyWay Charity – Unit 2, 222 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E2 8DG
    020 7729 6970
    Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm.
  • Bees Pharmacy – 199 – 201 Rushmore Road, Lower Clapton, E5 0HD
    020 8986 6523
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 6.30pm. Saturday and Sunday, 9am – 1pm.
  • Safedale Pharmacy – 59 Lower Clapton Road, Lower Clapton, E5 0NS
    020 8985 8819
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 5pm.
  • CHYPS Plus – Lower Clapton Health Centre, 36 Lower Clapton, E5 0PD
    020 7683 4070
    Monday and Tuesday, 12pm – 6pm. Wednesday, 1.30pm – 6pm. Thursday and Friday, 12pm – 6pm. Saturday, 12pm – 4pm.
  • BSix Sixth Form College – Brooke House, Kenninghall Road, Lower Clapton, E5 8BP
    020 8525 7196
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • FA Strange Chemist – 185 Lower Clapton Road, Lower Clapton, E5 8EQ
    020 8510 0829
    Monday to Wednesday, 9am – 7pm. Thursday, 9am – 6pm. Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Regal Pharmacy – 48 Chatsworth Road, Lower Clapton, E5 OLP
    020 8985 2536
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Carsil Chemist – 319 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 1EJ
    020 8985 1243
    Monday to Wednesday, 9am – 6pm. Thursday, 9am – 5.30pm. Friday, 9am – 6pm. Saturday, 9am – 5.30pm.
  • Clockwork Pharmacy – 398 – 400 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 1HP
    020 8985 1635
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Rise Community Action – Halkevi Community Centre, 31 – 33 Dalston Lane, Hackney, E8 3DF
    07528 793863
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • Community African Network (CAN) – Halkevi Community Centre, 31 – 33 Dalston Lane, Hackney, E8 3DF
    020 7923 1962
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • African Support and Project Centre – Halkevi Community Centre, 31 – 33 Dalston Lane, Hackney, E8 3DF
    07375 102230
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • CARA – 18 – 22 Ashwin Street, Hackney, E8 3DL
    020 7254 6415
    Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm.
  • Congolese Family Crisis Aid Centre (CFCAD) – 62 Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY
    07984 980099
    Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm.
  • Free2Learn – 263 – 265 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 3NS
    020 8525 9430
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • St Mungo’s – 146 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 3SG
    020 8525 7700
    24 hours (only for young people in the service).
  • Kingsland Pharmacy – 406 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E8 4AA
    020 7254 6910
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Guardian Pharmacy – 448 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E8 4AE
    0207 254 8211
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 2pm.
  • Haggerston Pharmacy – 228 Haggerston Road, Haggerston, E8 4HT
    020 7249 2441
    Monday to Friday, 8am – 6.15pm.
  • Bees Pharmacy – 261 Wick Road, Homerton, E9 5DG
    020 8985 5265
    Monday to Wednesday, 9am – 6.30pm. Thursday, 9am – 2.30pm. Friday, 9am – 6.30pm. Saturday, 9am – 1.30pm.
  • City YMCA – 30 – 50 Cadogan Terrace, Homerton, E9 5EE
    020 8525 2440
    24 hours (only for young people in the service).
  • Silverfields Chemist – 5 Kingsmead Way, Homerton, E9 5QG
    020 8985 5488
    Monday to Wednesday, 9.15am – 6.30pm. Thursday, 9.15am – 1.30pm. Friday, 9.15am – 6.30pm.
  • Wick Health Centre – 10 Kenworthy Rd, Homerton, E9 5RF
    020 8986 6341
    Monday, 8.30am – 12.30pm, 1.30pm – 6pm. Tuesday, 8.30am – 12.30pm, 1.30pm – 6pm, 6.30pm – 8pm. Wednesday to Friday, 8.30am – 12.30pm, 1.30pm – 6pm.
  • Lea Surgery – 186 Homerton High Street, Homerton, E9 6AG
    020 8986 3106
    Monday to Friday, 8am – 7.30pm. Saturday, 9am – 5pm.
  • Silverfields Chemist – 141 Homerton High Street, Homerton, E9 6AS
    020 8985 3654
    Monday to Friday, 9.15am – 6.30pm. Saturday, 9.30am – 4pm.
  • Clockwork Pharmacy – 236 – 238 Well Street, Hackney, E9 6QT
    020 8985 1157
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Clockwork Pharmacy – 239 Well Street, Hackney, E9 6RG
    020 8985 4630
    Monday to Wednesday, 9am – 6.30pm. Thursday, 9am – 4pm. Friday, 9am – 6.30pm.
  • Clockwork Pharmacy – 215 – 217 Victoria Park Road, Hackney, E9 7HD
    020 8985 1717
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Greenhouse Surgery – 19 Tudor Road, Hackney, E9 7SN
    020 8510 4490
    Monday to Friday, 8am – 6.30pm.
  • Well Street Surgery – 28 Shore Road, Hackney, E9 7TA
    020 8985 2050
    Monday to Friday, 8am – 1pm, 2pm – 6.30pm.
  • Chauhan Pharmacy – 36 Goswell Road, Golden Lane Estate, EC1M 7AA
    020 7253 9691
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm.
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama – Student Affairs, Sundial Court, 38 – 42 Chiswell Street, Barbican, EC1Y 4SB
    020 7382 7256
    Monday to Friday, 7am – 10pm. Saturday, 8am – 9pm. Sunday, 9am – 9pm.
  • Barbican Library – Barbican Centre, Silk Street, Barbican, EC2Y 8DS
    020 7638 0569
    Monday, 9.30am – 5.30pm. Tuesday, 9.30am – 7.30pm. Wednesday, 9.30am – 5.30pm. Thursday, 9.30am – 7.30pm. Friday, 9.30am – 5.30pm. Saturday, 9.30am – 4pm.
  • The Lawson Practice – St Leonards, 85 Nuttall St, Hoxton, N1 5HZ
    020 3538 6044
    Monday and Tuesday, 8am – 1pm, 2pm – 6.30pm. Wednesday, 8am – 1pm, 2pm – 8pm. Thursday, 8am – 1pm, 2pm – 7pm. Friday, 8am – 1pm, 2pm – 6.30pm.
  • Spring Pharmacy – 233 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, N1 5LG
    020 7739 7482
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm. Saturday, 9am – 5.30pm.
  • Finstead Pharmacy – 193 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, N1 5LX
    020 7729 6151
    Monday to Thursday, 9am – 6.30pm. Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Judds Pharmacy – 73 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, N1 6BT
    020 7253 2944
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm. Saturday, 9am – 1pm.
  • New City College – Shoreditch Campus, Student Liaison Team, Falkirk Street, Hoxton, N1 6HQ
    020 7613 9141
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • The Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT) – 19 – 20 Parr Street, Hoxton, N1 7GW
    020 7831 6562, 077498 54160
    Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm. Please email services@akt.org.uk before attending.
  • Thomas Fairchild Children’s Centre – Thomas Fairchild Community School, Forston Street, Hoxton, N1 7HA
    020 725 39469
    Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 6pm.
  • Murray’s Chemist – 98 Murray Grove, Hoxton, N1 7QP
    020 7253 9859
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm. Saturday, 9am – 5.30pm.
  • Park Pharmacy – 286 Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, N4 2AA
    020 8800 0786
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9.30am – 5.30pm.
  • Armstrong Pharmacy – 279 Green Lanes, Finsbury Park, N4 2EX
    0208 800 4546
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm. Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Safedale Pharmacy – 2 – 3 Kingsway Parade, Albion Road, Stoke Newington, N16 0TA
    020 7254 4990
    Monday and Tuesday, 9am – 6.30pm. Wednesday, 9am – 5.30pm. Thursday and Friday, 9am – 6.30pm.
  • Morrisons Pharmacy – 47 – 49 Stamford Hill, Stamford Hill, N16 5SR
    020 8809 3369
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 8pm. Saturday, 9am – 7pm. Sunday, 11am – 5pm.
  • Benjamin Chemist – 190 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, N16 7JD
    020 7254 2696
    Monday to Saturday, 9am – 6pm.
  • Family Nurse Partnership – Linden Children’s Centre, 86 – 92 Rectory Road, Stoke Newington, N16 7SH
    020 7241 7857
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • Safedale Pharmacy – 162 Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, N16 9DL
    020 7254 0505
    Monday to Wednesday, 8.30am – 7pm. Thursday, 8.30am – 5pm. Friday, 8.30am – 7pm.
  • Barton House Group Practice – 233 Albion Rd, Stoke Newington, N16 9JT
    020 7249 5511
    Monday to Friday, 8am – 6.30pm.
  • Allen Pharmacy – 150 Albion Road, Stoke Newington, N16 9PA
    020 7254 2500
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 6.30pm. Saturday, 9am – 4.30pm.
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