provide a helpline and web chat service aimed at supporting transgender and gender-diverse young people up to and including the age of 19, their families, and professionals working with them. You can speak to a trained member of the Mermaids team on 0808 801 0400, Monday - Friday; 9am - 9pm.Sparkle
- The National Transgender Charity organises the Sparkle Weekend celebration in July of each year, and holds a series of events throughout the year - including Manchester’s Transgender Day of Remembrance event - to actively promote fundraising and Trans awareness. Sparkle is also a community guardian of the National Transgender Memorial in Sackville Gardens.Not A Phase
is a trans-led, grassroots charity committed to uplifting and improving the lives of trans+ adults, through awareness campaigning, social projects and funding trans+ lead initiatives. The charity aims to give the trans+ and gender non-conforming community space to thrive, whilst working with organisations on D&I strategies to promote positive change.The Beaumont Society
is a national self help body run by and for the transgender community, who work to support trans and non-binary people with their partners and families, as well as advising and training on transgender issues. Gendered Intelligence
are a trans-led charity that works to increase understandings of gender diversity and improve the lives of trans and non-binary people.Press For Change
has been a key lobbying and legal support organisation for Trans people in the UK since its formation in 1992. Seeking respect and equality for ALL trans people in the UK, through case law, legislation, and social change, it reaches thousands of transgender (trans) people in the UK.Mindline Trans +
is an emotional and mental health support helpline for anyone identifying as transgender, non-binary or gender fluid. Their helpline is open Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 8pm - midnight on: 0300 330 5468.Trans Creative
is a Manchester-based charity launched in 2017 that aims to counter media negativity through their mission to “Tell our own stories”, which is more important now than ever. Trans Creative create important platforms to have trans voices heard, from nationwide tours of mind-expanding theatre, to young trans people and artists taking over institutions, to headline-grabbing activism and more.
Trans social groups in Greater Manchester
is Manchester’s social and support group for trans men, transmasculine people, and non-binary people who were assigned female at birth (AFAB), and are over 18.Connect
is a relaxed and friendly social group for trans and non-binary people aged 18-35, including people who are questioning and those with a trans history. They meet 6pm-8pm on the first Monday of the month and 6pm-8pm on the third Friday of the month in person.Mxer
is a relaxed and friendly social space for non-binary adults, including those who are questioning, based at The Proud Place, Manchester.Just do the Thing
is a DIY/Do It Together community/social group for trans women & transfems in Manchester to come together to be productive and get things done.They/them/us
is a monthly social group for non-binary and genderfluid people age18 and over. The group runs on the fourth Friday of the month, 6pm to 8pm, via Discord. The group chats about lots of different things, not just about being non-binary or genderfluid!T & Toast
is a trans youth group run by Salford Youth Service on the third Sunday of each month. For more information, call Chris at 0161 778 0700Afternoon T.E.A.
is a trans youth group run by the Proud Trust on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Trans wellbeing projects and initiatives
Not A Phase - Misfits Mind & Body sessions
Misfits believe that everyone should have the right to feel confident, empowered and safe. Get involved in free fitness, self defence and wellness sessions exclusively for trans communities.Spectra London Online Trans Health Workshops
Trans or gender diverse? Join the @spectratransservices
Advocacy Team for free weekly online trans health workshops. Workshops cover different areas of trans health: medical transition 101, navigating trans healthcare as an autistic person, trans health peer advocacy 101 and 'ask a trans health advocate'. Sessions take place over Zoom from 4-5.30pm every Thursday.LGBT Foundation: TransMCR
TransMCR is a space for anyone who self-identifies as trans or non-binary and their friends and family. Keep an eye on LGBT Foundation's events calendar for details.
LGBTQ+ Organisations supporting trans communities
provides a wide range of support services to lesbian, gay, bi and trans + people. Their helpline is open on 0345 3 30 30 30, 9am-9pm weekdaysUoM QTIPOC
Society aspires to provide a safe space for Queer, Trans and Intersex, People of Colour (QTIPOC) and represent all minorities within the community.George House Trust
provides services to people living with, and affected by, HIV. If you are in need of support, advice or information and would like to speak to someone, George House Trust run a Telephone Buddy Service, a 1 to 1 Service for in-person and telephone appointments, and more.Micro Rainbow
runs safe houses dedicated solely to LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees. 1,500 LGBTI refugees from those countries come to the UK every year. There are several ways to get in touch with Micro Rainbow, and its services such as its helpline is open for those in need of assistance. akt
supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile or abusive environment. If you are a young person, you can refer yourself to akt's services via their website.The Proud Trust
is an LGBT+ organisation that supports LGBT+ young people through youth groups, peer support, mentoring programs and the Proud Connections chat service.