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. 

  • 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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