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.



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.


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.


Author: Caroline Hillam

Marius's Story

Marius became homeless after a robbery left him with nothing. With the support of Glass Door and others, he's returned to "a normal life".


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

  • Sleep Out in the Square 2019

    Sign up. Sleep Out. Give others shelter. Join hundreds raising awareness and funds on Friday, 4 October. Read more

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

    13 October: London’s most popular half marathon takes in four of London's Royal Parks. Consider taking on the challenge and runing with the GD vest. Read more

  • Homeless Sunday Service marks 20th anniversary

    13 October: All are invited to join a church service on Homeless Sunday celebrating of twenty years of shelter and support in the community. Read more