Children & Young People


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual. 

Transgender information 
Gendered Intelligence is a Community Interest Company whose object is to deliver arts programmers and creative workshops to trans youth from across the UK. They have a 16-25 group in London. 

No Straight Answer Poster - Support for the LGBTQIA Young People.

Please find local support here: 

Practitioners can phone SPA for discussion with the CAMHS practitioner - 020 8547 5008. 

Voluntary Sector organisations offer guidance and advice for young people and families here:
Gendered Intelligence has a support group for young people
aged 16-25.
Support for Muslims and other BME groups.

Referral Pathway for Gender Dysphoria 

Gender Dysphoria (Transgender issues) - Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust’s Gender Identity Development Service Gender Dysphoria (Transgender issues) leaflet. 

Gender Identity Development Service Leaflet (GIDS) Information
for Parents

Mermaids UK Website - a community group who offer support and guidance to young people and parents. Mermaids campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.

Support for Transgender & Non-binary Communities

Trans Unite which allows members of the transgender & non-binary communities to find a support group local to them (or even an online-only group):

Our website is located here:

The site is run by volunteers and a not for profit organisation We are the most up to date resource for the UK and online based support groups; users can find a local group and even message them directly from our site using the "Contact Group" button. We don't store any details and the site is secured by SSL.

We're verifying and adding groups on an ongoing basis with our next focus being online groups with Discord Servers, Telegram and Facebook groups becoming increasingly popular to compliment those that meet up in person.