ROAM Services

ROAM is a sexual health service for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We aim to reduce sexual health inequalities by promoting ease of access to our community based services. We provide a non judgemental listening space where men can be tested and seek advice on any issues affecting their sexual health and well being.

We offer:

       m-test - a free, confidential sexual health testing space
  • Rapid HIV and syphilis finger prick testing, results while you wait. 
  • Self taken chlamydia and gonorrhoea tests
  • C:card - free condoms and lube 
  • Free hepatitis A & B vaccinations

       One-to-One support on a range of issues
  • recreational drug use
  • male sex work
  • sexual identity

       Outreach 

  • Crusing areas (Public sex environments (PSEs))
  • Public toilets (Cottaging)
  • Providing safer sex supplies, support and advice

       e-Outreach
  • Support, advice and signposting online through apps and desktop sites

      Partnership work
  • Joint initiatives with multiple agencies
  • Hate crime & 3rd Party reporting in confidence
    The ROAM Team is part of NHS Lothian's Sexual & Reproductive Health Service.