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.



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

Martha's story

Pregnant and homeless, Glass Door helped Martha find shelter and legal support. Now she's in temporary housing waiting for a verdict.


Author: Team Glass Door

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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Our Latest News

  • A winter's tale

    Severe weather can take its toll on the best-laid plans at Glass Door’s winter night shelters. Shelter manager Ben had an unforgettable night when snowfall brought havoc to central London. Read more

  • Homeless support needed to ease strain on NHS

    Senior Caseworker Neil Parkinson responds to report demonstrating a sharp increase in homeless people attending A&E. Read more

  • An alternative Christmas: The Bridge Newspaper

    Anglican Diocese of Southwark's newspaper features a night in the shelters with shelter manager Abiola Dada. Read more

Upcoming events

  • Moravian Church second hand book sale

    First and third Thursday of every month: book sale at the Moravian Church supports Glass Door. Read more

  • Ride London 2020

    16 August: Join the GD team and follow in the bike tracks of some of the world’s best cyclists. Read more