Mermaids UK

Description of service

Mermaids supports children and young people up to 19 years old suffering from gender identity issues, their families and supporting professionals. Support includes a helpline, email service, direct support, online forums for parents and teens, plus local and national meetings. These services provide a vital lifeline for young people and families searching for support and information. Calls to 0808 80 numbers are free from all landlines and mobiles in the UK and do not appear on itemised bills.

Key Focus

Support for children and young children suffering gender identity issues

Age Range

Up to 19 years

Opening Times

Helpline: Monday to Friday, 9am-9pm (times may vary on Bank Holidays)

Area Of Operation

Whole of UK



Referral Method

Self referral

Registered Charity Number