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Renaissance UK

COVID - 19 updated September 2020

As the situation with Coronavirus evolves daily, we feel our work is needed now more than ever. We want to assure you we are continuing to offer all our vital services across Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.

Our office remains open for telephone support and needle exchange services. Please stay safe and keep talking to us. 

Renaissance UK is a comprehensive and confidential substance misuse and sexual health service that provides support across Lancashire. 

Services are funded by Blackpool Borough Council, Lancashire County Council, The National Lottery, Changing Futures, Lancashire Victim Services, Children In Need and Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. 

Projects that are delivered in each local are boundaries are listed below

HORIZON - Sexual Health and Harm Reduction. This includes:
Non Clinical Sexual Health Support
Drug and Alcohol Assertive Outreach
Direct links into HORIZON Drug and Alcohol Support (facilitated by Delphi Medical)
Sexual Health Outreach
Drug and Alcohol Harm Reduction
Needle Exchange Hub
HIV Support
LGBTQ+ Community Development
LGBTQ+ Social and Support Groups
Sex Worker Support Service

Other Services in Blackpool:
Changing Futures Project
Lancashire Voice

Lancashire Services:
Healthier Living HIV Support
Sexual Health Outreach
Changing Futures Project
Lancashire Voice

Blackburn with Darwen:
Healthier Living HIV Support
Sexual Health Outreach
Changing Futures Project
Lancashire Voice 

Renaissance UK also Provides. 

  • Centre based counselling
  • Community based counselling / support
  • Free and confidential rapid result HIV & Syphilis Testing
  • LGBTQ+ Social and Support Groups
  • In house out of hours MSM Sexual Health Screening Clinic
  • Condom Distribution
  • Outreach work information materials
  • Education and training events
  • Group work
  • Community development
  • Research
  • Needle exchange
  • Community satellite sessions
  • Assessment
  • Referrals
  • Befriending
  • Advocacy
  • Consultancy
  • Strategy development
  • Targeted responses for those often marginalised from traditional service provision
  • Opportunities for volunteering
  • Extended open hours
  • In house training school 

The easiest way to access any of the above services is to refer yourself.

You can do this by giving us a call.

Alternatively you can be referred via all local services e.g. your GP or social services.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Renaissance UK website

Where to go

Renaissance UK
102, Dickson Road

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
Time of day

Other Details



All our services are free of charge

 Last updated: 29 Sep 2020