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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Armando's Story

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

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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.

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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.

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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

  • PhilanthroPunks 2019 Weekend Gig

    23-24 November: The Philanthropunks are back with a two-day punk festival in aid of Glass Door. Read more

  • 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