HIV Rapid Testing

The Rainbow Project has launched a free HIV and Syphilis Testing Service. Tests are by appointment only and are available in Belfast at The Rainbow Project’s office at the LGBT Centre 9-13 Waring Street BT1 2DX,  in  L’Derry at the Rainbow Project’s Foyle Office 12A Queen Street L’Derry BT48 7EG and at The Newry Rainbow Community Centre, 82A Hill Street, Newry.

Belfast Appointments                                                   L’Derry Appointments

Monday 10.00 am to 1.00 pm                                         Tuesday 10.00 am to 7.00 pm 
Tuesday 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Wednesday 10.00 am to 1.00 pm
Sunday 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm

Newry Appointments

Monday 26th September 12.00 pm to 7.00 pm


This testing service will give gay and bisexual men and other men-who-have-sex-with-men the opportunity to get tested in a safe and welcoming environment.
The test itself takes 20 minutes, with results given on the day. The whole process takes 1 hour.

For further information please contact The Rainbow Project’s Sexual Health Development Officer –

To book an appointment please call 028 90 31 90 30

Service User blog:
“I was worried about my HIV status and did not want to wait for results. The staff made me feel very welcome and comfortable. I received my result in 1 hour; this put my mind at ease. I would recommend this service to anyone who is concerned about their HIV status.”

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