Support for families & carers

Specialised support for the families of trans, non-binary, gender-variant and questioning people across Northern Ireland is provided by SAIL, who run parent support groups across the region as well as providing individual support for parents, carers, siblings and wider family members who may need guidance and information.

SAIL currently holds parent support meetings in Belfast, Newry and Derry~Londonderry, and Friends & Family Meetups in collaboration with GenderJam NI in Belfast.

SAIL work closely with KOI, the Child & Adolescent Gender Identity Service and are funded by the Public Health Agency to provide training to organisations across Northern Ireland.