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Supporting the visible difference community

Learn more about what we do to support people living with a visible difference.

We won’t stop until everyone with a visible difference or disfigurement is supported & respected.

How weCan help

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If you are struggling with the emotional impact of a visible difference, call or message our Support and Information Line.

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Our Skin Camouflage Service gives people living with a visible difference a choice over their appearance.

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Read guides for adults and young people with a visible difference, as well as parents of children who look different.


All our stories
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Cailtin's story

It's important for people with a visible difference to have a role model. If I hadn't found them, I wouldn’t be birthmark-confident and I certainly wouldn’t be raising awareness myself.

Read Caitlin's blog