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banner year in review30 June 2017: Charity launches support program for newly-housed guests. Lewis helps prevent clients from slipping back into homelessness.


banner year in review9 June 2017: Year in review: More guests sheltered and housed in the past year than ever before as volunteers and supporters rise to challenge of growth in homelessness. 


photo exhibit launches31 May 2017: Straight from Tate Modern: "Exchanged" -- part installation, part workshop comes to the Chelsea Drop-in on 6 June. Book your free place.

photo exhibit launches3 May 2017: New exhibit "A view from the streets" features photos taken by guests. Opening night is Monday 15 May.


James Hopkirk spends the night17 April 2017: What's it like to spend the night in a homeless shelter & what brings people here? Photojournalist James Hopkirk finds out.


Sarah's Blog6 April 2017: Volunteer Rosie receives Mayor's award for services to Kensington and Chelsea.

Pianist takes requests in shelter16 February 2017: An inside view from the Rivercourt Methodist Church shelter reveals how volunteers provide a welcoming, lively retreat for guests.


Sarah's BlogDecember 2016: Caseworker Sarah reflects on challenges from the front-line


Bishop visit21 December 2016: Bishop Rob visits Glass Door shelter and becomes ambassador for church shelters. 


boguslaw and simon8 November 2016: New partnerships extend shelter and support south of the river

Cycling suceessWinter 2016: Upcoming dates for your diary: Fairs, recitals and more donating proceeds to Glass Door. 


Cycling suceess13 October 2016: Glass Door Sleep Out 2016Annual event breaks records to bring in others from the cold.


Cycling suceess29 August 2016: Challenges for measuring outcomes in a field rife with tragedies and false starts: Our guest blog for the church of Scotland.


Cycling suceess2 August 2016: Success of two cycling challenges will bring a week's worth of shelter to almost 100 individuals experiencing homelessness. 


15 June 2016: Women's only drop-in provides safe haven.



24 May 2016: Glass Door COO highlights record results of past year and  challenges ahead.


20 April 2016: Marathon runners take on challenge to bring others in from the cold. Find out more about what motivates them. 24 April Update: final results posted.


volunteers8 April 2016: Why do our volunteers roll up their sleeves for Glass Door? We choose our top ten.


4 March 2016: Wandsworth churches join Glass Door network of shelters.  


25 January 2016: Shelter hosts traditional Burns' Supper. Guests are treated to typical Scottish feast. 


22 January 2016: Staff and volunteers go the extra mile



17 December 2015: Former Guest Michael Crick featured in LBHF article on Glass Door's work



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