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

Martha's story

Pregnant and homeless, Glass Door helped Martha find shelter and legal support. Now she's in temporary housing waiting for a verdict.

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Author: Team Glass Door

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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Our Latest News

  • A winter's tale

    Severe weather can take its toll on the best-laid plans at Glass Door’s winter night shelters. Shelter manager Ben had an unforgettable night when snowfall brought havoc to central London. Read more

  • Homeless support needed to ease strain on NHS

    Senior Caseworker Neil Parkinson responds to report demonstrating a sharp increase in homeless people attending A&E. Read more

  • An alternative Christmas: The Bridge Newspaper

    Anglican Diocese of Southwark's newspaper features a night in the shelters with shelter manager Abiola Dada. Read more

Upcoming events

  • Moravian Church second hand book sale

    First and third Thursday of every month: book sale at the Moravian Church supports Glass Door. Read more

  • Ride London 2020

    16 August: Join the GD team and follow in the bike tracks of some of the world’s best cyclists. Read more