Alopecia UK specialises in peer support. We understand the importance of being in touch with others who understand the alopecia journey. We facilitate this in the following ways: 

Private Facebook Groups

Alopecia UK (main group) - with over 10,000 members and lots of daily support posts

Alopecia UK Products & Services Chat Group - a group dedicated to advice and information sharing about products and services relating to alopecia such as wigs, headwear, make up, permanent make up and scalp micropigmentation

AUK Parents Chat Group - a group for parents to chat with each other and share their experiences

AUK Men's Chat Group - a group for men to share their experiences with each other

Alopecia Café meetings 

Alopecia Café is an online meeting space to meet others, share experiences and talk about ways you can manage your alopecia. We are open to adults in the UK (18+) with all types of hair loss. Details can be found here

Local Support Groups

We have a network of local support groups across the UK for adults, teens and children. Details can be found here

Online Meetings for Young People (aged 13-18) 

We host online meetings for teens affected by alopecia. Details can be found here

Online Meetings for Children (aged up to 12) 

Online meetings for children affected by alopecia can be found here


Alopecia UK also hosts events for people affected by alopecia. Find out about upcoming events here