akt supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.


We help LGBTQ+ young people find safe homes and can support with things like employment, education and training, in an environment that celebrates LGBTQ+ identities.

Identify as LGBTQ+? Aged 16-25? Homeless or at risk of homelessness? Living in a violent, hostile or abusive environment?

if so, akt can help you to: 

  • Stay safe
  • Find emergency accommodation
  • Access specialist support 
  • Develop skills, identify and achieve life goals - like going to uni or getting a job

we do this by offering:

  • Advice from one of our housing specialists
  • One-to-one support from our trained mentors
  • Access to our emergency support pack or tenancy starter pack
  • Accommodation with a trained akt host
  • A place to stay in our Purple Door accommodation service 
  • A safe place with one of our many housing provider partners 
  • Access to life skills training, events and peer support 

Support will be tailored to your own situation and whatever works best for you. 

you are not alone. we can help.


find out how we can help you: 

Chat to us online by clicking the button in the lower left corner of your phone or computer screen

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Emergency help

Outside of the UK? Check out this list of LGBTQ+ charitable organisations from ILGA.

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