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

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Our Guests' Stories

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

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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.

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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.

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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".

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Author: Caroline Hillam

Our impact

  • 5000
    individuals have stayed in our shelters since 1999. 
  • 202
    guests moved off the streets and into housing in 2018-2019.
  • 70
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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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

  • Sleep Out in the Square 2019

    Sign up. Sleep Out. Give others shelter. Join hundreds raising awareness and funds on Friday, 4 October 2019. Read more

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

    13 October: London’s most popular half marathon takes in four of London's Royal Parks. Only one charity spot left; let us know if you have your own place and want to run with the GD vest. Read more