Gender Identity Development Service

About ‘Gender Identity Development Service’

The Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) is a highly specialised clinic for young people (under 18yrs) presenting with difficulties with their gender identity, commissioned by the NHS. Based in clinics in London and Leeds, it's the only national specialised service of its kind. Referrals via CAMHS.

This service is part of the organisation called Gender Identity Development Service

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Location London, The Tavistock Centre, 120 Belsize Lane, London, NW3 5BA
Opening hours
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Taking on new patients? Yes
Costs Contact services for cost
Waiting time No more than 1 week
Treatment time No more than 1 week

About me

Age 0-5yrs 6-18yrs 19yrs +
What's on your mind?
Worries about sex and gender
Gender identity

Who can benefit?


What help is there?

Therapy or support
Counselling, psychodynamic, psychotherapy
Counselling Psychotherapy Supportive psychotherapy Therapeutic community
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Child Psychiatry

Where can I go?

Place Online In the community Over phone
Service type
Community teams
Community mental health team Improving access to psychological therapies (adult, IAPT)