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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Mihai's story

After travelling to London to be near his daughter, Mihai ended up sleeping rough. Now he is staying in Glass Door shelters and re-training as a security officer.

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Author: Rachael Lindsay

Robert's story

Despite being homeless, Robert found a job as a chef. But without stable accommodation, he risked losing it all again.

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Author: Rachael Lindsay

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

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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