What Support we Offer
Basis Sex Work Project is a sex work support project for cis, trans and non-binary women working in the sex industry who live or work in Leeds. We provide non-judgmental, free and confidential info & support for workers in all sectors of the sex industry and adult entertainment industry including independent and agency escorts (whether you work from flats/apartments/hotels), sauna workers, pro doms, webcammers and others providing adult services.
If you are a student please also see our specific page with information about support for student sexworkers, designed by sexworkers who were student sexworkers themselves.
We provide safety, information and support on the following (please click through for more information):
- Sexual Health & Safer Sex Practices
- Safety, Ugly Mugs, Sex Work Liaison Officer & Support around Sexual & Domestic Violence
- Health & Wellbeing Support
- New Futures
- Migrant Sex Workers
- Laws and Rights
Getting in touch
Call, text, WhatsApp: 07710 304 306
- Call or email the office (9:30 – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday):
- Contact us through our Facebook page or DM us on Twitter
- You can leave us a message on our chat feature on this website. Just click on the ‘chat with us‘ icon on the bottom right hand corner of the webpage and will we get back you as soon as we can (we are live online from Mon – Fri 1-4)
- We have a thread on SAAFE forum which we update regularly.
We run drop-in’s at the Basis Office (94 North Street, LS2 7PN) On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday afternoons 1pm till 4pm, on alternative Mondays & Wednesdays we have a drop-in clinic. At the Wednesday clinic smear testing is available by the nurse Vicky. You can also get all screening, contraception and some treatments at drop-in.
If you are unable to attend our office or Merrion Centre, we can come to your home/place of work or other convenient place, we understand the need for discretion and confidentiality. We can even offer full sexual health screening options on an outreach visit.
We regularly attend saunas in Leeds to offer sexual heath testing, information about contraception and/or support with safety or other issues you might be experiencing including sexual or domestic violence. Please get in touch on 0113 243 0036if you’d like to know when we are next visiting or if we’ve not been to your workplace and you’d like us to.
We have been providing confidential info and support services to women working in the sex industry in Leeds for over twenty years and are very much committed to providing rights-based, person-centred info and services. We respect the diversity of the sex industry and the people working in it. We are aware that some people choose to access services others do not, but we are always here if you need us. Basis is committed to sex worker involvement in service development and delivery, so if you want to get involved and help us by volunteering or supporting ongoing sex worker community initiatives please do get in touch.
Click here to find out more about how you can support Basis.