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


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.


Author: Grahame Robertson


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Buy an exclusive tee!

Your chance to own an exclusive House of Holland designed AKT t-shirt while showing your support for our work. The cost of each t-shirt will provide a night off the streets.


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

John's Story

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


Author: Charlie Jordin

Latest news

  • Jake Graf talks to AKT

    Trans actor, writer and director Jake Graf talks to one of AKT's young people. Read more

  • AKT Roadshows 2018 - Feedback

    In February, across our three cities we held our annual AKT Roadshow consultation events, providing an opportunity to take the temperature of the organisation from our stakeholders’ perspectives. Read more

  • AKT works with VERV on Spring/Summer Campaign

    AKT were pleased to work with VERV, the first retail platform for gender fluid fashion on their Spring/Summer 2018 campaign. Read more

Upcoming events

  • 2018 Tough Mudder Events

    Are you a Tough Mudder? Are you up for these gruelling 5k assault courses then why not runf for AKT and raise money at the same times. Read more

  • J-LEM: An 80's Disco

    A fundraising evening of music, fun and frolics hosted by the Queen Of The 80's, Miss Chamonix Aspen. Read more