Aspasie, Geneva

Name of association/service provider

Aspasie, Geneva


Rue des Pâquis 11, Geneva
1201, Switzerland
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+41 (0)22 732 68 28

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Working days and hours

Morning Afternoon Night
From To From To From To
monday 14:00 17:00
wednesday 09:30 12:00
thursday 14:00 17:00
friday 14:00 17:00

Type of organisation


Types of services offered

  • Health
  • Legal Advice
  • Social

Cost of services

  • Free

Services provided to

  • men
  • migrants
  • sex workers
  • transgender
  • women

Nature of services

  • Anonymous
  • Confidential

Where do you offer your services

  • Counselling Centre
  • Mobile unit
  • Outreach

Available professionals

  • Cultural Mediators
  • Interpreters

Professionals in place

  • Legal Advisers
  • Medical Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Outreach Workers
  • Peer Educators
  • Sex Workers as advisers
  • Social Workers

Languages spoken in your services

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Rumenian
  • Spanish

Multilingual information materials

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Rumenian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Health services provided

  • HIV Testing
  • Hepatitis Testing
  • STI Testing

Social services provided

Legal advice provided

Are STI tests mandatory?



ASPASIE's mission          
- Approach prostitution as a social reality, without passing judgment or imposing change                    
- Promote health in prostitution                  
- Prevent the social exclusion of people who engage in sex work               
- Bring together people with different approaches to prostitution                  
- Be a place for reflection, exchange and action on issues related to prostitution               
- Defend the legal interests of sex workers on request. It may intervene in judicial, criminal, civil or administrative proceedings              
- Advocate for the rights of sex workers, including those of migerant sex workers               

From Monday to Friday, at 14.00, information sessions are organised for all new sex workers coming to Geneva.       

Aspasie carries out outreach activities for indoor-based as well as for street-based sex workers in Geneva, distributing information materials in several languages, condoms and lubricants.        

Condoms and lubricants are sold for lower prices at the counselling centre.