Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity.

We work to raise awareness about gender nonconformity in children and young people amongst professionals and the general public. We campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.

Who we support...

  • Children and teenagers
  • Parents/guardians/carers
  • Professionals

What we can help with...

  • Emotional support
  • Advice


  • Knowsley
  • Liverpool
  • Sefton
  • St Helens
  • Wirral

Opening hours...

Our helpine is available Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm. Voicemail is available outside of these hours.