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

They support young people into safe homes and employment, education or training, in a welcoming and open environment that celebrates lgbtq+ identities.

akt helps young people:

  • Stay safe in a crisis
  • Find emergency accommodation
  • Access specialist support
  • Develop skills, identify and achieve life goals

They do this by providing:

  • Access to advice from one of their housing specialists
  • Connection to a mentor for one-to-one support
  • Access to our emergency support pack or tenancy starter pack
  • A safe place with one of their many housing provider partners
  • Access to life skills training, events and peer support networks

How to Access this Service

By phoning, webchat, self referral form, or emailing using the details below.


Their service centres are based in London, Manchester, Bristol and Newcastle but if you are based outside of these areas they can help you on their live chat, open Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Applications are made by filling out the self referral form on their website.

Organisation: akt
020 7831 6562

Who is it for?

lgbtq+ young people, including non-binary people and questioning, aged 16-25 in the UK who are experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile or abusive environment.

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