Services at the Information Shop for Young People - Keighley

Drop-in sessions

Family Planning Drop-in

1st Friday of the month 1.30pm to 4.30pm

  • Free condoms
  • Family planning
  • Sexual health
  • Chlamydia testing
  • Pregnancy testing

Please note. We do not offer a full range of Sexual Transmitted Infection (STI) testing. However we can test for Chlamydia on site and do provide free condoms.

Full Sexual Health Clinics in Keighley are held on Tuesdays (3pm to 6.30pm Appointment Only) and Thursdays (6pm to 8pm Drop-in) at the Farfield Group Practice, West Lane, BD21 2LD. To book appointments or enquire about sessions in other areas please call Locala on 030 3330 9500.

The Lads' Room

Mondays 3pm to 5.30pm

Confidential advice for males by males. Young people can access advice, information or referral on the following topics:

  • Contraception and safe sex (including free condoms)
  • Relationships
  • Diet and exercise
  • Smoking cessation (stopping smoking)
  • Sexuality
  • Stress and Emotional Well-being
  • Information about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) - and free Chlamydia testing kits

Employment, education and training

For 16-19 year olds (or up to 24 years for those with Learning Difficulties or Physical Disabilities). Provided by Connexions Bradford.

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

  • Job search support
  • CV creation and checking
  • Careers advice
  • Help with job, apprenticeship or course applications.

Free time activities

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

  • Find out what activities and clubs you can get involved in during the school holidays, or during your free time if you are unemployed, working or in training.
  • You can also contact the Keighley Young People's Centre on 01535 618191 for information on what activities you can get involved in locally

Leaving Care Service

Wednesday 1.30pm to 4.30pm

  • Drop-in session for those being supported by the Leaving Care team.

Chlamydia Screening Session

1st Friday of the month 1.30pm to 4.30pm

(This service may also be available at other times, please enquire at Reception).

Around 1 in 10 Young People have Chlamydia. Get yourself checked out at the Information Shop for Young People - Keighley.

  • Quick
  • Confidential
  • No appointment needed
  • Free condoms available

For further information about any of these sessions please call in, email us at or telephone 01535 618100 and ask to speak to a member of the Information & Advice Team.

All drop-in sessions are for young people aged 25 or under – unless stated otherwise in above description.

Youth Service Activities - Keighley Team

What do we do?

We provide things to do, someone to talk to and places for young people to go.

We provide opportunities for young people to participate in a range of activities, celebrate their achievements and become actively involved in their communities.

We ensure that young people’s rights and responsibilities are central to our work.

We offer new experiences for thousands of young people from Keighley and the surrounding area who wish to take part in our wide range of activities including music events, outdoor challenges, international exchanges, song writing, drama, photography, film-making, environmental projects, cultural events and more.

Young people can enjoy and achieve with the Youth Service in Keighley.

We create opportunities for young people to learn new things, to share their skills, and take an active role in their communities, and to achieve recognition by gaining accreditation and awards.

We also offer young people the chance to participate in the well-recognised Duke Of Edinburgh Awards Scheme.

To find out more about what activities are taking place in your area, or if you are interested in volunteering with the Youth Service in Keighley, please contact the Keighley Young People's Centre on 01535 618191.

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Contact details

Information Shop for Young People - Keighley
Keighley Town Hall
Bow Street
BD21 3PA

Phone : 01535 618100
Email :

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