Stonewall Cymru

COVID-19 Update

LGBT communities across the country are coming together to show each other solidarity, support and provide lifesaving services. Here’s how they can help – and how we can help each other.
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Who is it for?

LGBT+ people

Age range

All ages - Youth Section available on website

Services offered

Help and advice online or via the free helpline covering issues such as, discrimination, hate crime, asylum, criminal law, transitioning, parenting rights.

How to access

Website or telephone

Email

Contact us page on website

Open hours

Lines are open 9:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday. Website available 24 7

Website

https://www.stonewallcymru.org.uk/

Social Media

Facebook @stonewallcymruTwitter @stonewallcymruInstagram @StonewallUK YouTube Stonewall | Acceptance Without Exception

Mermaids

COVID-19 Update

Yes, our helpline, webchat, email support and text support services are operating as normal. Our dedicated team of staff and volunteers are determined to offer more support not less during this period of uncertainty. However, some services which rely on group meetings and activities have had to be postponed or cancelled in the best interests of our service users, volunteers and staff.
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Who is it for?

Transgender children and young people

Age range

0+

Services offered

Mermaids supports gender-diverse children and young people until their 20th birthday, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care. Transgender and gender-variant children and teens need support and understanding, as well as the freedom to explore their gender identity. Whatever the outcome, Mermaids is committed to helping families navigate the challenges they may face. Our support; reduces isolation and loneliness for gender-variant and transgender children, young people and their families. Provides families and young people with the tools they need to negotiate education and health services. Helps young people to cope better with mental and emotional distress, and equips their parents with what they need to offer individual support. Improves the self-esteem and social skills of children and young people. Improves awareness, understanding and practices of teachers, GP’s, CAMHS, Social Services and other professionals.

How to access

Telephone Helpline, Webchat, text and email

Email

info@mermaidsuk.org.uk

Open hours

Monday – Friday; 9am – 9pm

Website

https://mermaidsuk.org.uk/

Social Media

Twitter @Mermaids_GenderFacebook @MermaidsGenderInstagram - mermaidsgender