Information and support.
The following national organisations will be able to offer help and support to you and your family. They may also be able to provide details of local support organisations. A pdf document listing these and other helpful organisations may be found here.
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BM Network, London WC1N 3XX
Tel: 0161 432 1915 (Wednesday 8–10.30pm)
Advice and support for female-to-male transsexual and transgender people, and for their families and professionals. ”Buddying“ scheme, newsletter (Boy's Own) and an annual national meeting.
Tel: 01273 234024 (office hours)
Helpline: 0845 231 0505 (10am–10pm Monday to Friday and 1pm–10pm Saturday and Sunday)
PO Box 3192, Brighton, Sussex BN1 3WR
Advice and support for transsexual and transgender people, and for their partners, families, carers, and allied professionals and employers. Has a membership society and produces a magazine (GT News).
BM GENDYS, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3XX
For all those who encounter gender problems personally or as family members, lovers or friends, and for those who provide care. Quarterly journal and biennial conferences.
BM Network, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3XX
Tel: 0161 432 1915 (emergencies only)
Campaigns for civil rights for trans people. Provides legal help and advice, information and training for individuals. Newsletter and publications. Please send an SAE for further details.
Tel: 020 8123 4819 (Monday to Saturday 3–7pm)
BM Mermaids, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3XX
Support and information for children and teenagers who are trying to cope with gender identity issues, and for their families and carers. Please send an SAE for further information.
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