The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre
(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.
Gender Identity Development Service
The Gender Identity Development Service is a highly specialised clinic for young people presenting with difficulties with their gender identity. They help young people explore their feelings about their gender, and choose the path that best suits their ideals and needs. They are supported by NHS England.
Gendered Intelligence is a not-for-profit community program supporting trans people with a focus on young trans people. This support comes in many forms from programs to engage young trans people such as camping trips, support for parents and carers of trans people, and finally they offer a variety of training courses for those who work in health and social care or teaching who may wish to broaden their knowledge about gender diversity and the trans community.
Mermaids aims to support children, young people, and their familes to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. Mermaids aims to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. They also campaign for the recognition of gender dyphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline
Switchboard provides information, support and referral services for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans people – and anyone considering issues around their sexuality or gender identity. They offer a confidential, welcoming, supportive and non-judgmental support.