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


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.


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.


Author: Naomi Hall

A Guide to Wigs

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



Meeting others with alopecia

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


Author: Naomi Hall

Apply for a research grant

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


Author: Morag MacNeill

Our impact


Hours of support group meetings delivered across the UK in 2017


Invested in furthering research in to alopecia in the UK


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