Welcome to AYME

The Association of Young People with ME (AYME) is a UK charity that provides support for children and young people aged up to 26 who have M.E./CFS. AYME is also here to help and support parents, carers and professionals in health, education and social care. 

This site shares some of the wide range of information and experience we have available, including features on health, education and real life accounts from young people with M.E./CFS.


Monday to Friday, 10am - 2pm

If you are a registered member, but have forgotten your username please email onlineservices@ayme.org.uk with your full name and they will be able to help you.

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     AYME is a registered charity 1082059, company registration 03981646.




Privacy and Data Protection

AYME exists for its members, who are young people and children. To ensure the protection of these members, their families and/or carers, every effort is made to maintain the security/accuracy of any data held and to monitor the integrity of the advice and support given by AYME. AYME is registered under the Data Protection Act, no. Z9020055

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Please contact the AYME office on 01908 379737 for a copy of the DP Policy Statement. More DP information on: www.ico.gov.uk/what_we_cover/data_protection.aspx



What matters to children with M.E./CFS?
New research explores the aspects of life and health outcomes that matter to children with M.E./CFS.

AYME Spotlight Tour is launched! Our charity is going on the road, and we can't wait to meet you! Have a read about AYME's plans to tour the UK, starting this year.

AYME in the Sunday Express: 'M.E. parents' fury at child abuse claims'


AYME Supporters
For friends and professionals and all those who wish to support us in the work we do; and receive news, research and fundraising updates.

Parents and Carers (previously LINK)
Being a family member of a young person with ME/CFS comes with its own set of challenges, which is why we set up the Parents and Carers group - to equip you with the support and information you need, every step of the way.

Find out more 


Please do share your stories and experiences with us. Those we've received so far are truly inspiring, and can bring hope to young people, and their families and supporters.
Email pr@ayme.org.uk and ask for a template.

Read our inspiring stories