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We’ve compiled a list of organisations and online resources providing information and guidance for trans and non-binary people on a range of issues from health and wellbeing to legal rights and housing.

UK charities offering support, advice and information

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  • The Beaumont Society – help and support from the trans community.
  • The Clare Project – Trans support and social group based in Brighton and Hove but open to anyone wishing to explore issues around gender identity.
  • Gendered Intelligence – Trans-led charity that aims to improve the lives of trans and non-binary people in the UK, specialises in supporting young people.
  • GIRES – Gender identity research & education.
  • LGBT Foundation – National charity based in Manchester with trans services and resources.
  • Mermaids – UK charity supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people and their families.
  • Mindline trans + – Emotional and mental health support helpline for anyone identifying as trans, non-binary, gender variant, and their families, friends, colleagues and carers. Their phone line is open Mondays and Fridays, 8pm to midnight. Ring 0300 330 5468.
  • Stonewall – UK charity campaigning for LGBT equality.
  • Switchboard – LGBT+ helpline.
  • THT Direct – our phone and email service for questions about sexual health or living with HIV.
  • Transbucket –Health care and surgery resource for the online trans community.
  • WPATH – Non-profit organisation devoted to trans health.

Support for hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence

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  • GALOP – LGBT+ anti-violence charity supporting all LGBT+ people who've experienced hate crime, domestic abuse or sexual violence. Their helpline can be reached on 0800 999 5428.

Resources for trans masculine and non-binary people

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Resources for trans and gender-variant people of colour

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  • QTIPOC resources compiled by Stonewall.
  • TPOCalypse – Gendered Intelligence's youth group and events for trans, gender variant and questioning young people of colour.

Housing and support

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  • Stonewall Housing have an online referral service. Their advice line is open from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday, on 020 7359 5767.
  • The Outside Project – LGBTQI+ community shelter and centre in London. Referrals are through Stonewall Housing. Also runs online socials and events in their virtual community space.
  • Albert Kennedy Trust supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile or abusive environment.

Fitness and sport

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Trans Can Sport – fitness and sports group for trans and non-binary people providing in-person and online fitness activities.

Living with HIV

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The i-base site has a useful Q and A page for trans people who are living with HIV.

We offer a range of online and offline services to support people living with HIV, whether you're newly diagnosed or have been living with HIV for decades.

Our My Community Forum is a free, safe online space for people living with HIV to meet others living with the virus.