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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Jose's Story

Jose was working two jobs when he became homeless. Holding onto these jobs became a challenge while sleeping rough at a local cemetery.

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Author: Caroline Hillam

Darcy's story

Darcy became homeless after her employer laid off thousands of employees. Glass Door helped Darcy get back on her feet.

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Author: Caroline Hillam

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.

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Author: Melissa Kerschen

Our impact

  • 643
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2017-2018. 
  • 188
    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

  • Sleep Out success

    More than 350 participants slept outside at the Duke of York Square to raise funds and awareness for homelessness. Read more

  • Five ways to take action

    Top five ways to take action and make a difference on World Homeless Day. Read more

  • BBC Radio Interview with Jo Good

    28 September 2018: COO Lucy and former guest-turned-employee Eddie speak on rough sleeping and the annual Sleep Out. Read more

Upcoming Events

  • PhilanthroPunks Weekend Gig

    9-11 November: The Philanthropunks are back with a two-day punk rock gig in aid of Glass Door. Read more

  • Jamie Lonsdale & Friends

    26 November: Jamie Lonsdale is holding his birthday fundraising party in aid of Glass Door. Read more

  • Carols on the Green

    11 December: much-loved annual Carols on the Green, featuring a raffle that benefits Glass Door, organised by the Chelsea branch of John D Wood. Read more