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Youth Health Service

YHS Penrose House, Penrose Quay, Cork City

Email: YHS@hse.ie

076- 1084150 FAX 021- 4220498

Opening Hours

Mon & Tues: 9.30am - 4.00pm Weds & Thurs: 9.30am - 6.30pm Fri: 8.30am - 3.30pm

Services Offered

  • Free pregnancy testing by appointment during the Family Planning Clinics and during the Crisis Pregnancy Counselling Clinics.
  • Free crisis pregnancy counselling.
  • Information on parenting and support after the birth.
  • Information on adoption and referral to other specialist organisations.
  • If requested, contact details of abortion clinics will be given as part of a face-to-face crisis pregnancy counselling session in which all choices are discussed – parenting, adoption and abortion.
  • Drop in service available if necessary.
  • Contracptive Clinic: Wed 12.00pm - 2.00pm and Thurs 1.00pm - 3.00pm.
  • STI Clinic operates Fridays 8.30am - 1.00pm.
  • Counselling available for partners/ family members/ others affected by crisis pregnancy.
  • Free post abortion counselling and support.
  • Free post abortion medical check-ups.

Additional information

YHS provides services to young people aged under 21, YHS also provides support to partners/ family members affected by crisis pregnancy.

Kelly-Ann Motherway of Youth Health Service

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