Glass Door partners with churches to give shelter and support, because no one should have to sleep on the streets of London.

Our guests' stories title

Our Guests' Stories

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If you or someone you know is facing homelessness, here's how we can help.



Annabel's Story

Before turning to Glass Door, Annabel suffered from postnatal depression and addiction. Now she's staying at the newly-opened Pret House.


Author: Caroline Hillam

Martha's story

Pregnant and homeless, Glass Door helped Martha find shelter and legal support. Now she's in temporary housing waiting for a verdict.


Author: Melissa Kerschen

Marius's Story

Marius became homeless after a robbery left him with nothing. With the support of Glass Door and others, he's returned to "a normal life".


Author: Caroline Hillam

Our impact

  • 643
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2017-2018. 
  • 188
    guests moved off the streets and into housing in 2017-2018.
  • 71
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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Our Latest News

  • Glass Door film launched

    Film highlights values that have remained consistent since the charity's inception. Read more

  • Twenty years of shelter

    As we reach our 20th anniversary, Chair Rev Brian Leathard reflects on what we have learnt, what has changed, and what remains the same. Read more

  • Going green

    Shelters trial eco-friendly products in place of single-use plastics. Read more

Upcoming events

  • Ballot places and bespoke challenges

    Join team Glass Door and wear the red and purple to raise funds and awareness for homelessness. Read more

  • Runners for The Vitality Big Half

    March 10: Take part in The Vitality Big Half in aid of Glass Door. Read more

  • Sleep Out in the Square

    Save the date! The seventh annual Sleep Out in the Square takes place Friday, 4 October. Read more