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.



Joe's story

Joe, 22, stayed in the Glass Door shelters after being told by his local council that he wasn't eligible for support.


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.


Author: Sample Content

Zak's story

Zak's recounts his journey from running a multi-million pound business to walking the streets of London. "Things looked pretty bleak."


Author: Alicia Feetham

Our impact

  • 643
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2017-2018. 
  • 163
    guests moved off the streets and into housing in 2017-2018.
  • 71
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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Latest News

  • New videos humanise homeless crisis

    Glass Door is the founding charity partner of Homeless Stories, a video project giving a voice to those affected by homelessness. Read more

  • Year-in-review: 2017-2018

    Our latest stats, facts and figures for the year. Read more

  • Looking ahead

    At the end of the fiscal year and after five months in post, Interim COO Ralph Griffin looks to the year ahead and beyond. Read more

Upcoming Events

  • Classical Summer Concert

    8 July: St Etheldreda's Church hosts the Amarti Ensemble for a classical concert in aid of Glass Doors. Read more

  • Sleep Out in the Square

    5 October: Spend one night on the pavement to give someone else emergency shelter and support. Read more

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

    One place left: 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