Working to improve the lives of those affected by Alopecia

Find a Service

Find useful products and services from the many businesses listed in our Service Directory

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Author: Naomi Hall

Alopecia UK Support Groups

Find out exactly what a support group is, where your nearest AUK group is and how to start your own support group.

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Author: Naomi Hall

Become an AUK Cardholder

Alopecia UK has introduced a Cardholder Scheme to give cardholders access to many discounts whilst supporting the charity at the same time.

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Author: Naomi Hall

A Guide to Wigs

Links to our downloaded PDF wig guide, and information on the NHS England wig report.

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Meeting others with alopecia

Links to our online support platforms (Facebook / Healthunlocked) where you can meet and talk to others in a similar situation

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Author: Naomi Hall

Apply for a research grant

Funding available for alopecia research. Our 2018 'Research Pots' Grant Scheme is now open for application.

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Author: Morag MacNeill

Our impact

314

Hours of support group meetings delivered across the UK in 2017

£60,925

Invested in furthering research in to alopecia in the UK

3.2m

Audience reached with our 2017 'Get Talking' awareness campaign

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Upcoming Events

  • Trip to Alton Towers

    13/04/2019 - We will be facilitating our SIXTH Alton Towers trip in 2019. This event has become a firm favourite in the Alopecia UK calendar with increasing numbers of attendees each year. Read more

  • Big Weekend

    27-29/09/2019 - SAVE THE DATE! Since 2014, Alopecia UK has held a 'Big Weekend' event bringing together the largest group of people with alopecia in the UK for a weekend of support, information, advice and fun! The next Big Weekend will take place in Bristol in 2019. Read more

Recent news

  • Recommend a business for our Service Directory

    09/11/2018 - In the coming weeks and months Alopecia UK will be reaching out to new businesses to join our Service Directory for 2019. If you have received a great service from a business that you think others with alopecia would benefit from knowing about, you can recommend them here. Read more

  • Charity Film Awards - Vote for Alopecia UK!

    05/11/2018 - Our short documentary film, 'Shedding', has been nominated for a Charity Film Award and we need your vote to help us win... Read more

  • Informing Others of a (in)Visible Difference - Research Study

    05/11/2018 - Researchers at the Centre for Appearance Research are conducting research into the experiences of informing another person about a visible difference. Read more