safe homes and better futures for LGBTQ+ young people


Run, skydive, cycle or bake-sale your way to glory and contribute to our ongoing work.


Author: Yoann Van Nuwenborg


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 deliver vital services to young lgbtq+ people when they need it.


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


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

latest news

  • walk with akt at Northern Pride!

    Sign up to walk with us at Northern Pride! Read more

  • visit our online shop

    In response to countless messages, we're proud to unveil the first products in the brand new akt shop! Read more

  • volunteers: we can't do it without you

    National Volunteers’ Week is a celebration of the fantastic contribution made by volunteers across the UK and for us here at akt it's a chance to celebrate the vital work our volunteers do every single day. Read more

upcoming events

  • akt Gala 2019

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  • Salesforce - Pride Party 2019

    SalesForce are holding a London Pride fundraising party for both akt and the official Saleforce Pride charities! Read more

  • Pizza and Quiz Night

    Join us at Fundamentum Taproom and Kitchen for our monthly Pizza and Quiz Night! Read more


  • 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." 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 came to AKT for support around finding somewhere to live as she was staying with her ex-partner and their relationship was volatile. Read more