Please feel free to call SARAH to discuss these resources and other options.

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In general, prophylaxis is a method of preventing diseases. Prophylaxis (a medicine) is a way of preventing the transmission of STDs shortly after unprotected sexual contact. 

Student Health Services:

  • Website:  Student Health Services

  • Number: 314-935-6666

  •  SHS provides access to prophylaxis for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Trichomoniasis, and HIV at lower costs. 

  • For more information on making an appointment at SHS, please reference Medical Health under Wash U Campus Resources.

Barnes Jewish Hospital

  • Address: 4921 Parkview Place

  • Emergency Number: 314-362-9123

  • Number: 314-747-3000

  • Barnes offers all prophylaxis. Cost and treatment may vary.

Testing and Treatment

Student Health Services:

  • Website:  Student Health Services

  • Number: 314-935-6666

  • Student Health Services provides STI testing and treatment by appointment. It provides one free STI screening per year for students on school health insurance.

  • For more information on making an appointment at SHS, please reference Medical Health under Wash U Campus Resources.

The Spot

  • Number: 314-535-1413

  • Location: 4169 Laclede Ave

  • Website: The Spot

  • The Spot is open to individuals between the ages of 13-24. It offers free HIV/ STI testing and treatment. It also provides other services such as contraception, counseling, and case management. Walk-in appointments are available between 1pm-5pm Monday-Friday. Calling the day before to get an appointment (at 11am) is highly recommended. 

Project ARK

  • Website: Project Ark

  • Number: 314-535-7275

  • Location: 4169 Laclede Avenue (above The Spot)

  • M-F: 11am-4pm: Walk-in

  • M-F: 9am-5pm by appointment

  • Project ARK provides testing for HIV and Syphillis. These services are free and confidential. Project ARK also provides confidential HIV medical care, access to medication, treatment adherence services, individual and family counseling, and other services.

Planned Parenthood

  • Address: 4251 Forest Park Avenue or 3401 S. Grand Blvd

  • Number: 314-531-7526

  • Website: Planned Parenthood

  • Planned Parenthood offers free and confidential STI and HIV testing.

St. Louis Effort for AIDS (EFA)

  • Website: St. Louis Effort for AIDS

  • Number: 314-645-6451

  • Location: 1027 S. Vandeventer, #700

  • M-F: 9:30am-4pm

  • EFA offers free, confidential HIV/STD testing by appointment, support groups for HIV/AIDS patients and loved ones, advocacy, housing and medical referrals, and other services.


National AIDS Hotline: 800-232-4636

  • informational hotline

HIV Nightline: 800-628-9240

  • counseling hotline available 24/7



  • Website: Doorways

  • Number: 314-535-1919

  • Location: 4385 Maryland Ave.

  • Doorways provides individual and group housing/ shelter for people who are living with AIDS or other chronic illnesses. It also provides housing and shelter to people who are homeless.

Our Little Haven

  • Website: Our Little Haven

  • Number: 314-533-2229

  • Our Little Haven provides shelter and daycare for children ages 0-7 who have been exposed to HIV/ drugs.

Food Outreach

  • Number: 314-652-3663

  • Location: 3117 Olive St.

  • This food outreach program is designed specifically for people who have been diagnosed with AIDS. It provides groceries/ meals to people who have an AIDS diagnosis.