safe homes and better futures for LGBTQ+ young people


The LGBTQ+ Youth Homelessness Report

Our new report centres the voices and experiences of LGBTQ+ young people who have faced any form of homelessness in the last five years.

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Author: Charlie Jordin

Donate

Help keep LGBTQ+ young people safe and supported with a one-off gift or regular donation to akt. You can also use this form to pay in an amount you've fundraised for akt - please add a note in the comment section.

Published:

Author: Claire Linacre

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £343,468.63

Get help

If you're LGBTQ+, aged 16-25 and living in a hostile or abusive environment, or struggling with your housing situation, we can help. You are not alone.

Published:

Author: Charlie Jordin

24%

of homeless young people identify as LGBT

77%

believe coming out to their parents was the main factor

50,000

Since 1989, we’ve helped and supported over 50,000 young LGBTQ+ people

LGBTQ+ groups and networks

LGBTQ+ groups exist to ensure you are supported, empowered and provided with the information you need.

Published:

Author: Charlie Jordin

Helplines and online support

Sometimes you need someone to talk to. There is always support available if you're struggling.

Published:

Author: Charlie Jordin

Coronavirus: advice and support for LGBTQ+ young people

What you need to do and where you can get support

Published:

Author: Charlie Jordin

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