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.



Andrew's Story

Andrew, a talented magician, receives ongoing support from Glass Door to maintain his tenancy.


Author: Caroline Hillam

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

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

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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Latest News

  • Casework service expands

    Thanks to new partnerships in Richmond and Putney, our casework service is now available in five locations. Read more

  • Marie Claire shares videos

    20 July 18: Marie Claire covers the "Homeless Stories" initiative and features videos of guests and staff of Glass Door. Read more

  • Videos humanise homeless crisis

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

  • Barnes Charity Fashion Show

    10-11 Oct 2018: St Mary's, Barnes are putting on a fashion show in-aid-of Glass Door. Read more

  • PhilanthroPunks Weekend Gig

    9-11 November: The Philanthropunks are back this year for an even bigger and noisier two-day punk rock gig in aid of Glass Door. Read more