The Lotus Project ~ Sex Worker Service

Who's it for?

Any individual 18+ living in the Bradford Metropolitan District who is involved, or at risk of being involved in sex work

How can I access this service?

Call the team directly 01274 762180 or our main service number 01274 723863

The service has its own entrance on 4 Hallfield Street, which is just around the corner from our main entrance at 35 Salem Street



What we offer

The project provides:

  • Assessment of needs and creation of an agreed support plan
  • Practical support and advocacy
  • Rapid support for those in crisis
  • A specialist worker (ISVA/IDVA)  providing one to one and group support for sex workers who have experienced sexual violence and/ or domestic abuse
  • On-site washing and shower facilities, hot food and drinks
  • On-site group programmes, drop in and social activities
  • Day and night-time street outreach
  • Home visits and in-reach visits for sauna and home based sex workers
  • Advice and  ongoing support to access
    • drug/ alcohol treatment options
    • mental health services and support
    • health and sexual health services and support
    • Legal, debt and housing advice and support
  • Needle exchange, condoms and lubricant
  • Ways to get involved, through feedback and joint planning for the project


  • Monday  9.30am - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday  10.30am - 8.00pm (street outreach until 8.00pm)
  • Wednesday  9.30am - 5.30pm
  • Thursday  9.30am - 5.30pm (street outreach until 11.00pm)
  • Friday  9.30am - 4.00pm

*Please telephone to check opening times of individual services as there may be slight variations.