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

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.

Published:

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."

Published:

Author: Grahame Robertson

Marcus' Story

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

Published:

Author: Charlie Jordin

Latest news

  • Join Our Young Ambassadors!

    AKT is looking for people who have previously accessed our housing and case work services, are aged under 28, and would like to publicly represent the organisation through our Young Ambassador programme. Read more

  • Vacancy: Caseworker (Part-time)

    AKT is looking for a part-time Caseworker Read more

  • Support Over Christmas

    If you need support over Christmas, you are not alone. Read more

Upcoming events

  • Benefit Performance of Company

    There’s a special fundraising performance on 12th February of the award-winning, gender-switching West End musical Company. We have wonderful tickets, offering some of the best seats in the house. Read more

  • AKT Champions Training: Newcastle & Manchester

    Interested in becoming an AKT Champion? Find out more at this training session! Read more