What We Do
Sahir House has been offering HIV support across Merseyside since 1985. It offers a wide range of services to people living with or affected by HIV; prevention outreach and point of care HIV testing; HIV and equality training; HIV information and opportunities to volunteer.
Sahir House Support Service
All support services are free and confidential to people living with or affected by HIV on Merseyside. People with HIV can approach Sahir House direct or Sahir House welcome referrals from other agencies.
Sahir House Health Promotion Service
Sahir House recognises the stigma and prejudice that surrounds HIV. By providing community campaigns, resources and information and working in partnership Sahir House increases greater awareness of HIV, referral to testing and reduces the stigma.
Sahir House Training Service
Sahir House delivers HIV awareness and stigma reduction and equality and diversity training courses. This increases confidence and knowledge to address HIV, support clients and employees living with HIV and signpost to local testing services.
W-SPOT – Wirral Sexual health Prevention, Outreach and Testing service
This service offers HIV (POCT) Point Of Care Testing for people at risk of HIV with instant results, providing support, advice and onward referral if required.
W-SPOT delivers a condom distribution scheme providing people at risk of HIV with free and easy access to condoms and lubricant.
The outreach team work in public sex environments (PSE) and saunas for gay and bisexual men across Wirral giving information and advice on sexual health and HIV testing.
3 Decades of HIV in Merseyside – Now + Then Project
Now + Then explores HIV across Merseyside from the 80’s to the present day through people’s own stories.