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METRO provides a range of dedicated servies for African people and communities. This work includes HIV testing, community mobilisation, outreach, HIV support, general health screening, community development, mentoring and sexual health promotion. Most recently, METRO has been funded by MAC Cosmetics to develop a HIV testing clinic in Woolwich.

Our work with African people and communities builds on the long term work undertaken by Harbour Trust over more than a decade, and since the merge of the two organisations, this work has been consolidated and expanded.

African Health & Well Being Group

Every MONDAY from 6-8pm @ METRO Greenwich, 141 Greenwich High Road SE10 8JA

Need a space to socialise or chat over issues you may be facing in your life? The African Health and Wellbeing Support group is a drop-in service that provides a space to socialise with peers, have confidential chats with staff. Get information, advice and support to help you cope practically and emotionally. There is no obligation to stay for the entire session and you can come along for however long you want during the session.

For more information email Edith or call us on 20 8305 5000

ATOM Clinic in Woolwich

The African Testing Outreach Mentoring (ATOM) Clinic offers rapid HIV tests in Woolwich. The test is free, confidential and you will get your result in just a few minutes. Along with the HIV test, the ATOM Clinic offers you free condoms, access to outreach services, counselling and mentoring programs. It's a walk-in service so an appointment is not required and everyone is very welcome!

For more information email Jackie or call us on 020 8305 5000

Peter- First Point

I felt so relieved to have a named First Point worker who I can call if I need to be referred to a particular service.

Michael - Counselling

I gained a huge amount of help from the counselling service and would like to thank the service for offering so much support.

Abimbola- First Point

It has been a long time since I felt that someone actually listened to me.

Simon - Mentoring

By discussing things at such an intimate level with my mentor, I really came face to face with some of the reasons why I was taking chances before.

Joan - First Point

Thank you so much for taking time to listen to me and truly understand how I am feeling. This is the only appointment I've had regarding HIV that didnít feel rushed.

Joe - Mentoring

The programme had such an impact on my life that I decided to come on board as a volunteer mentor!

Ebere - First Point

I wish this service was around when I was newly diagnosed. I felt my world had fallen apart around me and I didn't know which way to turn for support. You are offering a very valuable service.

Kwasi - Mentoring

During the 6 month programme, I developed a close relationship with my mentor. Knowing that I would have to talk to him honestly about what I did in the previous 2 weeks somehow forced me to be safe every time I had an encounter.

David - Counselling

Outstanding people. Outstanding service. Outstanding counselling. Truly something that has allowed me to turn my life around.

Sarah - Counselling

The help and understanding I experienced from everyone I came into contact with whilst using the Metroís services was amazing.

METRO is always looking for talented people of all backgrounds for a variety of interesting roles, as employees and volunteers.
Support comes in many forms, money is one of them! We'd very much appreciate a donation to help us continue our work.