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


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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.


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. "


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.


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."


Author: Grahame Robertson

Marcus' Story

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


Author: Charlie Jordin

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  • Cancelled - Great Newham-London Run 2018

    EVENT CANCELLED 06/02/18 Fancy running on the same track (and beyond) as the Great British Athletes from the 2012 Olympics - Super Saturday then, here is your chance! The actual race date has yet to be confirmed but will be in July. Read more