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Help keep lgbtq+ young people safe and supported with a one-off gift or regular donation to akt. You can also use this form to pay in an amount you've fundraised for akt - please add a note in the comment section.

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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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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

Coronavirus: advice and support

What you need to do and where you can get support

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Check out our #aktogether online series taking place on our Instagram!

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Get help

If you're LGBTQ+, aged 16-25 and living in a hostile or abusive environment, or struggling with your housing situation, we can help. You are not alone.

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latest news

  • GRA reforms: our statement

    Our trans, non-binary and gender-diverse young people have had to deal with a huge amount this year. Read more

  • Vacancy: Digital Transformation Consultant

    akt is on a journey with digital. We're looking for someone with time and expertise to assess what we should stop, what we should start and what we should continue doing digitally. Read more

  • End of the evictions ban

    This has had a huge impact on the mental health of our young people, many of whom are already dealing with trauma from facing homelessness or from living in hostile and abusive environments. Read more

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