This service is provided by, kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Kent Police said there is a "fine balance" between enforcing the sex møde i magdeburg law and supporting sex workers.
The project is run by the police, Medway Drug and Alcohol Action Team, Medway Council and NHS Medway.
Launched in August 2009 in a response to complaints, it was hailed a success after seven months having reduced the number of sex workers on the streets from more than 100 to fewer than.Community Safety Unit Insp Joy Dean said Kent Police had to balance what is best for both the sex workers and the community at large.The programme aims to help sex workers trying to escape the industry by providing housing and education.In 2010, the number of women arrested for soliciting rose from five to 14, and the figure increased to 29 women in 2011.Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The project helps sex workers trying to get out of the industry with housing and education.Our main sexual health hub is at Clover Street, Chatham, but we also run clinics in other areas in Medway."It was just a big, political PR stunt.".
For advice and opening times call our Central Booking Team on (please note this is not a clinic number).
"There was one girl who managed to get clean and stay clean but, unfortunately, she died.".
Another worker added: "It was very much a police initiative, I remember there was no after care.But critics say the project did nothing to support the women who were taken off the streets.A scheme credited with tackling prostitution in Medway has been described as "ill thought out" and a "political PR stunt".Inside Out South East is broadcast on Monday, 13 January at 19:30 GMT on BBC One and nationwide for seven days thereafter on the iPlayer."But what we must not lose sight of is the fact that the sex workers are themselves vulnerable.You can also pick up free condoms from any of our clinics.The claims were made to BBC Inside Out by two public servants associated with the Safe Exit project.


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