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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


LASER HAIR REMOVAL – ELECTROLYSIS – LASER TATTOO REMOVAL

Pro.Med Skin + Hair Laser Clinic:
CHESHIRE,  MERSEYSIDE & NORTH WALES
Pro.Med are specialist clinics providing laser treatments for the skin and laser hair removal.  Our clinics also provide a number of non-surgical cosmetic treatments as well as laser procedures to treat a range of skin conditions along with the signs and symptoms associated with ageing.  Clinics in Frodsham, St Helens and Mold.
Telephone: 0845 833 1583
email: Northwales@promedlaserclinics.co.uk
www.promedlaserclinics.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


WIG & BEAUTY CONSULTANTS – HAIR REMOVAL

The Powder Room:
CHESHIRE
The Powder Room provide advice and wigs that can be cut and styled to your face.  They also offer beauty treatments including waxing, manicures, pedicures and eyelash extensions.
Telephone: 07708 169379
email: thepowderroom.frodsham@yahoo.co.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

MENTAL HEALTH & EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING FOR LGBT PEOPLE

PACE LGBT+ Mental Health Charity:
ON-LINE + UK EVENTS

PACE promotes the emotional well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* community.   PACE offers a range of services both face-to-face and online.  These include: counselling, advocacy, workshops and a youth group. We also conduct research and deliver training to professionals on LGBT+ issues.
Email: info@pacehealth.org.uk
http://pacehealth.org.uk


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/information-advice



CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY GROUP FOR THE TRANSGENDERED
Sibyls:

ON-LINE + UK WEEKENDS
Sibyls is a UK wide Christian organisation for transgendered people.  Weekends are hosted twice a year in different retreat houses throughout the country, plus other occasional meetings. Details from Jay Walmsley.
Telephone: 020 8763 0146
www.sibyls.co.uk


THE CHURCH FOR THE TRANS COMMUNITY
The Metropolitan Church:

MANCHESTER & ON-LINE

Regular weekly service on Sundays at 4.30pm at Wilbraham
St Ninian's United Reformed Church, Chorlton, Manchester.
The 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.
email:
pastor@metropolitanchurch.org.uk
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