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Author: Claire Linacre

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £103,069.27


No matter how much or little time you have, or whatever your skills are, at akt there's a volunteer role for you!


Author: Grahame Robertson


of homeless young people identify as LGBT


believe coming out to their parents was the main factor


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

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upcoming events

  • Bristol Volunteer Open Evening

    Are you one of our Bristol-based supporters? Come along to our Volunteer Open Evening on Thursday 12th March! Read more

  • Volunteer Welcome Session

    We’re inviting all new fundraising volunteers to a welcome session! Read more


  • Andrew's Story

    "Since working with akt, I am proud to say that I feel much happier and confident in myself." Read more

  • John's Story

    John, a young gay man from Manchester, fled his homophobic father’s attacks after coming out to his parents. Read more

  • A's Story

    “I lived in a village with hardly any buses and I just felt trapped.” Read more

  • Jane's Story

    Jane was supported by akt during a particularly difficult time. Read more