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

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Our Guests' Stories

How Glass Door can help

If you or someone you know is facing homelessness, here's an overview of services and how to access them.

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Adam's story

Adam had been homeless for almost a decade before connecting with caseworker Peter at Glass Door's community dinner service.

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Author: Mikaela Algranati

Ella's story

Shortly after finishing her degree, 23-year-old Ella suffered a family breakdown. At Glass Door, "everything felt secure. I was finally safe."

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Author: Mikaela Algranati

Freddie's story

Ex-army Captain Freddie slept on buses or in doorways for six months after losing his job in the pandemic and his wife to cancer.

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Author: Caroline Hillam

Our impact

  • 829
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2019-2020. 
  • 243
    guests moved off the streets and into housing.
  • 77
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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    30 April - 3 May: Glass Door will be joining the rest of the nation in taking part in the Captain Tom 100 challenge. Read more

  • London to Brighton Cycle 2021

    19 Sept: Take on this 55 mile picturesque challenge filled with beautiful views, peaceful country lanes, and some challenging climbs. Read more

  • Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

    3 October: Applications for charity places on our London Marathon team are closed, but consider joining Team Glass Door with your ballot place. Read more