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.

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Eddie's story

After leaving foster care, Eddie was homeless for 26 years and almost died of hypothermia. Now, he's off the street and helping others.

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Author: Melissa Kerschen

Sharon's story

After her relationship fell apart, Sharon found herself struggling to make ends meet. "Glass Door has helped me turn my life back around," she says.

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James' story

After an injury left him unemployed and unable to pay bills, James spent two months on the street before getting a place in the Glass Door shelters.

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Our impact

  • 420
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2016-2017. 
  • 160
    guests moved off the streets and into housing last year.
  • 73
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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Upcoming Events

  • "Moved" - an exhibition

    19-25 Feb 2018: Specialist auctioneers 25 Blythe Road host art exhibition in-aid-of Glass Door. Read more

  • Service of Thanksgiving at Christ Church, Spitalfields

    18 April: Join us at a service organised by Diocese of London as part of their campaign celebrate work of charities and churches involved in tackling homelessness. Read more

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

    Run London’s most popular half marathon on closed roads along the Strand, past the Royal Albert Hall and through four of London’s beautiful royal parks. Read more