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Albert Kennedy Trust (akt)

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

We 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

we do this by providing:

  • Access to advice from one of our housing specialists
  • Connection to a mentor for one-to-one support 
  • Access to our emergency support pack or tenancy starter pack
  • Accommodation with a specially 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 networks 

Who to contact

020 7831 6562

There is a live chat function, find information on the webpage.

There is an online enquiry form, find the form on the webpage.

Where to go

19-20 Parr Street
N1 7GW

Other Details

Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Young people or agencies can make an online referral to the service. Find the online referral forms on the webpage.

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Age Range
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)
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