Welcome to the Yorkshire Children’s group. We run two groups a year and it’s a great opportunity to meet other families affected by alopecia.

What happens at the group?

We have done visits to local attractions such as Tropical World, a Treasure Trail in the World Heritage Village of Saltaire and sometimes we host a group in hired space and provide lots of fun and games! Watch this space for what's to come in 2021!

Group dates:




We have now tentatively re-opened our support groups, however, it is at the discretion of individual group leads to decide what they feel comfortable delivering in the community, in addition to local COVID-19 guidance given in your area.

If you are interested in attending a future group meeting, please contact Amy directly for more information on upcoming meetings.

Please contact the group lead prior to attending a meeting so they can plan accordingly. 

Who can attend:

    This group is designed for any child or young person and their family living with or affected by alopecia from the ages of 18 and under.

    • Please note that anyone under the age of 17 must be accompanied by someone age 18 or over. 

    Contact details:

    Email: [email protected]
    Amy is part of the team at Alopecia UK and lives in West Yorkshire. She is running the Birmingham Children's Group until a replacement leader can be found.

    The group leads are not professional counsellors but people who have personal experiences with alopecia and, along with member of the support group can help to give insight and advice on living and dealing with alopecia on a day to day basis. 

    Amy's link with alopecia: 

    Amy first spotted two small patches in October 2007 (age 24). The two small patches quickly re-grew but she then developed Alopecia Universalis in 2010.  Over the past decade, Amy has had different degrees of regrowth.  Any re-growth is patchy and prone to fall out again. Amy is comfortable with her alopecia these days and enjoys her work supporting those with alopecia. She especially enjoys meeting children and having fun at the kids groups!

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