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Amount raised: £93,076.26

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

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Author: Grahame Robertson

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

latest news

  • a message from our president

    This year akt appointed a new President! Faz Bukhari is a young person who has experienced first hand the services and support akt offers young LGBTQ+ people every single day. Read more

  • looking back on akt's 2019

    Tim Sigsworth MBE, looks back over an eventful 12 months for akt. Read more

  • Support over Christmas

    If you need support over the festive period, you are not alone. Read more

upcoming events

  • Volunteer Welcome Session

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

stories

  • 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