at the moment we're working hard to support you online and we can be contacted as normal. you're not alone and support is available.

we've put together some lockdown resources for protecting your health and mental wellbeing 


akt in Greater Manchester supports LGBTQ+ young people (16-25) who are homeless or living in a hostile environment. akt was founded in Manchester in 1989, and we’re so proud to call it our home. We have a dedicated team based here that work closely with LGBTQ+ young people, offering them the support and safety they deserve. Here at akt we celebrate the wide spectrum of LGBTQ+ identities. 


ways we can help you:

  • Advice and guidance
  • One to one case work
  • Floating support - help managing your home
  • Host placements
  • Mentoring
  • Rainbow Starter Pack – financial support to find secure accommodation
  • Live chat
  • Signposting and referrals into specialist services
  • Online peer support groups

Click to download our printable Manchester poster


Online resources


some more manchester-based organisations:

The Proud Trust

Q42 Project

Centrepoint 


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