About Opt

Based in British Columbia, Options for Sexual Health is Canada's largest non-profit provider of sexual health services through clinics, education programs, and the 1-800 SEX SENSE information and referral line. In 2011 we proudly celebrated our 50th birthday and in 2012 we opened our 60th clinic.

Mission Statement

To provide comprehensive education, accurate information, support for sexual expression and reproductive choice, and confidential clinical services that help British Columbians enjoy healthy sexuality throughout life.

Vision Statement

Options for Sexual Health envisions a society that celebrates healthy sexuality, its diversity of expression, and a positive sexual self-image for individuals throughout life.

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Options for Sexual Health supports the unrestricted right of all women to choose when and if to have children. We support the right of young people to receive the sexual health education and services they seek, based on their informed consent.

We'll keep everything you tell us in strictest confidence, but we'd certainly like you to tell others about us.

United Way logo Opt is a member of United Way and gratefully acknowledges the financial support we receive from the United Way of the Lower Mainland.

Our enhanced Opt web site was made possible by gaming funding from the BC Ministry of Public Safety and the Solicitor General. "Know your limit, play within it."