Because no young person should have to choose between a safe home and being who they are.

  • 24%
    of homeless young people identify as LGBT
  • 77%
    believe coming out to their parents was the main factor
  • 6075
    nights accommodation we provided to vulnerable LGBT young people last year

Fundraise

Join #TeamAKT and run, skydive, cyle or bake-sale your way to glory and contribute to our ongoing work.

Donate

Like you, we believe that no young person should have to choose between who they are and a safe place to live. Your donations help AKT deliver vital services to young LGBTQ+ people when they need it.

Published:

Author: Gary Wilson

Leave A Legacy

Have you ever thought about leaving a legacy in your Will? There are many types of legacy donations you can consider. Find out how your legacy gift will help young people in crisis.

Published:

Author: Claire Linacre

Gino's Story

"My life has not been easy growing up to even now because I have faced different challenges, but the spirit of courage never left my side, rather it made me a very ambitious person who is confident, keen to articulate and to progress to the next level. "

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Author: Grahame Robertson

Jane's Story

Jane came to AKT for support around finding somewhere to live as she was staying with her ex-partner and their relationship was volatile.

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Author: Charlie Jordin

Andrew's Story

"Since working with AKT, I am proud to say that I feel much happier and confident in myself, I have successfully moved to London and have an interview for a degree at University in the next few weeks that I am thrilled about."

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Author: Grahame Robertson

Marcus' Story

Marcus came to Manchester to start a new life and escape isolation.

Published:

Author: Charlie Jordin

Latest news

Upcoming events

  • Monthly Quiz Night!

    Grab your quiz team and join in our monthly fundraising Quiz Night! Read more

  • AKT Gala Dinner 2018

    AKT's Gala Dinner is back for 2018! This year promises to be a fantastic opportunity to celebrate, meet some of our incredible young people and support LGBTQ+ young people facing homelessness. Read more