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.



Mihai's story

After travelling to London to be near his daughter, Mihai ended up sleeping rough. Now he is staying in Glass Door shelters and re-training as a security officer.


Author: Rachael Lindsay

Robert's story

Despite being homeless, Robert found a job as a chef. But without stable accommodation, he risked losing it all again.


Author: Rachael Lindsay

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

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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