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

Fundraise

Join #TeamAKT and run, skydive, cyle or bake-sale your way to glory and contribute to our ongoing work.

Volunteer

Whether you want to support our work directly with young people, get involved in fundraising and events or offer specialist advice and support in a chosen field, please get in touch.

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Author: Grahame Robertson

Donate

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

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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.

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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. "

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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.

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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."

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Author: Grahame Robertson

Marcus' Story

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

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Author: Charlie Jordin

Latest news

  • Supporting young LGBTQ+ People LIVE

    Look out for the live chat symbol (above) popping up on the bottom right of our home page. This will tell you that one of our team is currently available to give you advice information and support online right now. Read more

  • AKT x Studio Voltaire

    Aged 16-25? LGBTQ+? The Albert Kennedy Trust and Studio Voltaire invite you to take part in a project coinciding with their upcoming exhibition! Read more

  • VACANCY: Assistant Director of Communications

    AKT are looking for a communications specialist from a strong communications background with experience at management level. Read more

Upcoming events

  • AKT at 2018 Pride Festivals

    Join AKT at this year's Pride Parades and Festivals Read more

  • An Evening with Patrick Gale

    The Albert Kennedy Trust and Headline Publishing are delighted to invite you to An Evening with Patrick Gale! Read more