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RESOURCES - ADNODDAU

Some of the organisation that provide services for Trans people.
Those  awarded a star  have been tried and recommended by our members.  For convenience the list has been divided into three categories:
FASHION & BEAUTY
SPECIALIST SUPPORT & GUIDANCE
PLACES TO GO

Dyma rhai o'r sefydliadau sy'n darparu gwasanaethau ar gyfer pobl Trans. Mae'r rhai y dyfarnwyd a seren wedi cael eu profi a'u hargymell gan ein haelodau. Er hwylustod mae'r rhestr wedi ei rhannu yn dri chategori:
FFASIWN A HARDDWCH
CYMORTH ARBENIGOL AC ARWEINIAD
LLEOEDD I FYND


FASHION & BEAUTY
FFASIWN A HARDDWCH

DRESSING SERVICE - MAKEOVERS – PHOTOGRAPHY

Dress Me Up:
CHESHIRE & MANCHESTER
A discreet, friendly, quality, Cross Dressing & Transgender Service, established by two friends, Evelyn and Jo.   The team have years of experience and knowledge of working with those who wish to have their true feminine side revealed.  Services include full colour co-ordinated makeover with choice of colour and style in wigs, nail polish or false nails, choice of dress styles, from French Maid, to that ever so sexy Secretarial look, Blushing Bride or Show girl, and a photo-shoot with a professional photographer.
Telephone: 07943 422818
email:  jj@dress-me-up.co.uk
www.dress-me-up.co.uk


BREASTFORMS – UNDERWEAR - SHAPEWEAR

Hour Glass Figure:
ON-LINE SERVICE BASED IN BRISTOL
A site where transgender or crossdressing shoppers can talk in complete confidence to a professional bra and breastform fitter.  They also sell corsets and suspenders, hosiery, shapewear, swimwear and underwear.
Telephone (7pm-9pm): 07432 687057
email: sales@hourglassfigure.co.uk
www.hourglassfigure.co.uk


MAKE-UP & BEAUTY

Beauty Resource:
ON-LINE SERVICE
Beauty Resource provides a huge network of beauty professionals, allowing visitors to choose a professional close to them and who is qualified in the treatment they require.
www.beautyresource.org.uk


WIGS – EXTENSIONS & HAIRPIECES – WIG ACCESSORIES

Joseph's Wigs:
ON-LINE SERVICE BASED IN SURREY
Joseph's Wigs are traditional wig makers.  As official suppliers to the NHS, they are able to advise on all of the different types of wigs, hairpieces and toupees available, and can offer natural looking acrylic fibre, human hair, monofilament, hand-tied, lace front and machine wefted wigs for all ages.
Telephone: 020 8648 5541
email:
admin@josephswigs.com
www.josephs-wigs.com


SPECIALIST SUPPORT & GUIDANCE
CYMORTH ARBENIGOL AC ARWEINIAD
Other on-line support can be found in the TRANS LINKS section

SUPPORT FOR WIVES, PARTNERS & FAMILIES

Depend:
ON-LINE & TELEPHONE SUPPORT
A voluntary organisation offering confidential and non-judgemental advice, information and support to all family members, including spouses, partners and friends of transsexual people in the UK.
www.depend.org.uk

Mermaids:
ON-LINE & TELEPHONE SUPPORT
A support group for gender variant children and teenagers, and their families.  Mermaids' goal is to relieve the mental and emotional stress of all persons aged 19 years and under who are in any manner affected by gender identity issues, and their families and to advance public education in the same.

They:
Offer support to parents, families, carers and others.
Raise awareness about gender issues amongst professionals
  (e.g. teachers, doctors, social services) and the general public.
Campaign for the recognition of this issue and an increase in
   professional services.

Telephone (Monday to Saturday, 3pm - 7pm): 0208 1234819
www.mermaidsuk.org.uk

Beaumont Partners:
ON-LINE & TELEPHONE SUPPORT
Beaumont Partners is a volunteer resource run by the wives and partners of trans people who provide confidential support and extend the hand of friendship to other women who have discovered that their partners are transgender.
Telephone: 07555 068049 (Thursdays between 19.15 & 21.15pm)
www.beaumontsociety.org.uk/partners/


COUNSELLING

Counselling Directory:
ON-LINE DIRECTORY
A support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists, with information on their training and experience, areas of counselling covered, fees and contact details.  This service is free, confidential and easy to use.
www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Rachel Curtis Psychotherapy & Counselling:
NORTH WALES & MANCHESTER
Rachel offers therapeutic counselling, psychotherapy, supervision and training within travelling distance of Rhos, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Llandudno, Bangor and surrounding areas.
She has extensive experience of working with issues around sexuality and gender, which includes coming out, relational difficulties, gender and sexual roles and gender dysphoria/
gender reassignment.
Telephone: 07900 492942
www.rachelcurtispsychotherapy.co.uk


HYPNOTHERAPY

Hypnotherapy Directory:
ON-LINE DIRECTORY
This has been set up to allow those looking for a hypnotherapist to find the most suitable practitioner, as well as read about what hypnotherapy is, understand how it works and find out about the different areas it can help with.
www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk


HEALTH SCREENING FOR TRANS* PEOPLE

Public Health Wales, Screening Division:  
WALES

Screening information for transgender service users and health advisors in Wales.  Videos can be viewed on the website and a leaflet downloaded, telling you about the adult screening programmes that are available in Wales and explaining who are invited for screening.
Videos:  www.screeningforlife.wales.nhs.uk/transgender-stories
Leaflet:  www.screeningforlife.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/documents
FAQs:  www.screeningforlife.wales.nhs.uk/transgender-faq


ADDICTION TREATMENT HELPLINE


Addiction Helper:
ON-LINE

A treatment service for people with addictions, created by people in recovery.  Addiction Helper has access to the largest selection of addiction rehab and detox clinics in the UK and worldwide, and can also provide bespoke services such as home detox, individualised counselling programs and aftercare treatment.

Addiction Helper is not just about getting help quickly, it’s about getting the right sort of help.  Addiction Helper provides ongoing support  for the family and loved ones whilst either the family  member or friend  is in a drug and alcohol rehab centre.
Telephone: 0800 044 8267/0203 131 8343 or text "HELP" to 66777
www.addictionhelper.com


INFORMATION & ADVICE FOR LGBT PEOPLE

LGBT Foundation
ON-LINE & MANCHESTER

The LGBT Foundation is a trusted and credible source of information on a wide range of issues affecting LGBT people, including drugs and alcohol, sexual violence, homelessness and hate crime.

http://lgbt.foundation


Mindline Trans+
UK WIDE TELEPHONE SUPPORT

MindLine Trans+ is a confidential emotional, mental health support helpline and signposting service for people who identify as Trans, A Gender, Gender Fluid, Non-binary.
Open two evenings a week: Mondays and Fridays from 8pm to midnight .

Telephone:  0300 330 5468

http://mindtws.org.uk/trans-plus/




LEGAL DVICE FOR LGBT PEOPLE

The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (Pink Law):

ON-LINE
Pink Law gives free and impartial legal advice to the LGBT community in a welcoming and confidential environment.  It offers this service on a monthly basis, advising clients on a range of legal issues including: discrimination; civil partnership formation and dissolution; cohabitation issues; immigration; wills and probate; and hate crime.

email: lac@qmul.ac.uk

www.lac.qmul.ac.uk


CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY GROUP FOR THE TRANSGENDERED
Sibyls:

ON-LINE + UK WEEKENDS
Sibyls is a UK wide Christian organisation for transgendered people.  Weekends are hosted in different retreat houses throughout the country, plus other occasional meetings.
email: enquiries@sibyls.co.uk

www.sibyls.co.uk


THE CHURCH FOR THE TRANS COMMUNITY
The Metropolitan Congregation:

MANCHESTER & ON-LINE

The Metropolitan Congregation of Wilbraham St Ninian's United Reformed Church welcomes everyone without bias or prejudice and seeks to provide an affirming and non-judgemental atmosphere.  Trans members play a full and active part in the church, including leading worship, celebrating Holy Communion, and as church elders.
Regular weekly service on Sundays at 4.30pm at Wilbraham St Ninian's United Reformed Church, Chorlton, Manchester.

email: contact@metropolitanchurch.org.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MetropolitanChurch
Telephone: 0161 881 6050
http://metropolitanchurch.org.uk


PLACES TO GO
LLEOEDD I FYND

ANNUAL NATIONAL TRANSGENDER FESTIVAL
Sparkle:

MANCHESTER IN JULY
A National weekend festival of all things transgender, held each year in Manchester in July.  A fun mix of social and support activities, including talks, workshops, meals, clubs, information and so much more.
www.sparkle.org.uk


TRANS FRIENDLY GUEST HOUSE
Ty Rosa Boutique Bed & Breakfast:

CARDIFF
Ty Rosa oozes style and quality and your every whim is catered for. From the moment you step over the threshold a warm Welsh welcome awaits whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or straight.  A 15-minute walk from Cardiff city centre, Ty Rosa  offers free Wi-Fi, stylish rooms and an excellent breakfast.
Telephone: 0845 643 9962
email:  info@tyrosa.com
www.tyrosa.com