Please note that is not an exhaustive list, if you would like to be included please email us on

  • Rainbow Families
    A social group who meet in Brighton
  • Pink Parents
    LGBT Parenting magazine
  • Gay Dads UK
    An online support group for all gay dads in the UK
  • Gay Mums UK
    An online support website for all gay mums in the UK
  • Be My Parent
    A support group for gay and lesbian adopters
  • Stonewall
    A charity
    working for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals.
  • New Family social
    Group for LGBT Foster Families in the UK
  • HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority)
    Dedicated to licensing and monitoring UK fertility clinics and all UK research involving human embryos, and providing impartial and authoritative information to the public.
  • NCT (National Childbirth Trust)
    UK’s leading charity for parents helping through pregnancy, birth and early days of parenthood, offering antenatal and postnatal courses, local support and reliable information to help all parents.
  • Rights for Women
    Free legal advice for women by women by phone. Downloadable information sheets & confidential advice
    Tel: 020 7251 6577
  • Natalie Gamble Associates
    UK’s leading legal experts in fertility and parenting law, covering UK and international surrogacy, donor conception, fertility treatment, gay and lesbian parenting and complex children law.
  • Out for Our Children
    Books and resources that reflect our
    children’s lives and family experiences
  • COTS (Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy)
    An organisation offering support and advice to people about having a child through surrogacy
    Helpline: 01549 402 777
  • Donor Conception Network
    A self-help network of over 1,600 families created with the help of donated eggs, sperm or embryos; couples and individuals seeking to found a family this way; and adults conceived using a donor (includes specific groups and information for lesbian couples and single women).
  • Gingerbread
    Provides advice and practical support for single parents
  • Infertility Network UK
    The UK’s leading infertility support network, offers information and support to anyone affected by fertility problems
  • OASIS (Overseas Adoption Support and Information Service)
    A national parent to parent support group for families at all stages of the inter-country adoption process.
  • British Association of Adoption and Fostering
    An organisation which campaigns on and offers information about adoption and fostering, to all those individuals and agencies involved
    Tel: 020 7421 2600
    Helpline: 0113 289 1144
  • Family Lives
    Offers a free 24/7 parents helpline, providing parenting advice and parental guidance, on a wide range of parenting issues.
    Helpline: 0808 800 2222
    Opening hours: 24 hours
  • Surrogacy UK
    A UK based voluntary organisation that
    provides information and support for anyone with an interest in surrogacy. They are happy to support same-sex couples who are interested in surrogacy

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