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.



Joe's story

Joe, 22, stayed in the Glass Door shelters after being told by his local council that he wasn't eligible for support.


Author: Melissa Kerschen

Darcy's story

Darcy became homeless after her employer laid off thousands of employees. Glass Door helped Darcy get back on her feet.


Author: Caroline Hillam

James' story

James spent two months sleeping rough before coming to Glass Door and finding the support he needed. Watch his video and read his story.


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Our impact

  • 643
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2017-2018. 
  • 163
    guests moved off the streets and into housing in 2017-2018.
  • 71
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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Latest News

  • New videos humanise homeless crisis

    Glass Door is the founding charity partner of Homeless Stories, a video project giving a voice to those affected by homelessness. Read more

  • Year-in-review: 2017-2018

    Our latest stats, facts and figures for the year. Read more

  • Looking ahead

    At the end of the fiscal year and after five months in post, Interim COO Ralph Griffin looks to the year ahead and beyond. Read more

Upcoming Events

  • Sleep Out in the Square

    5 October: Spend one night on the pavement to give someone else emergency shelter and support. Read more

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

    One place left: Run London’s most popular half marathon on closed roads along the Strand, past the Royal Albert Hall and through four of London’s beautiful royal parks. Read more