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.



Armando's Story

Armando almost became homeless after his father passed away. "Without Boguslaw ... I’d probably be on the street."


Author: Caroline Hillam

Georgie's Story

When Georgie started a new job, she was in debt and had nowhere to stay. Now she’s living in East London pursuing her career as a violinist.


Author: Caroline Hillam

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

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

  • St Mary The Boltons Carol Service

    5 December: Christmas carols at St Mary The Boltons Church, organised by Susan Metcalfe Residential. Read more

  • Midwinter Celebration

    6 December: An evening of poetry and song by Tony Maude and guests, with tickets in aid of Glass Door. Read more

  • Chelsea Carols on the Green

    10 December: Come and celebrate the festive season with carols, festive food and a raffle on Chelsea Green. Read more