Glass Door partners with churches and community centres to give shelter and support, because no one should have to sleep on the streets of London.

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Our Guests' Stories

How Glass Door can help

If you or someone you know is facing homelessness, here's an overview of services and how to access them.

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James' story

42-year-old James was street homeless for two years following the death of his mother, who cared for him for most of his adult life.

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Author: Mikaela Algranati

Bianca's story

Bianca, a victim of human trafficking and modern slavery, found Glass Door after a period of sleeping on the streets.

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Author: Mikaela Algranati

Adam's story

Adam had been homeless for almost a decade before connecting with caseworker Peter at Glass Door's community dinner service.

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Author: Mikaela Algranati

Our impact

  • 1645
    individuals welcomed into services 2020-2021. 
  • 317
    guests moved off the streets and into housing 2020-2021.
  • 75
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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Our Latest News

  • Guardian reports: rise in women sleeping rough

    30 June 2021: Glass Door provides evidence and insight demonstrating a rise in women needing services to support them out of homelessness. Read more

  • EU citizens face more challenges

    With the deadline fast approaching for EU citizens to apply for their right to remain in the UK, caseworker Agnieszka Nepelska breaks down the challenges we face now and in the future. Read more

  • Looking forward – 2021 and beyond

    We are determined to keep doors open to all in need of safe shelter and a route out of homelessness. CEO Lucy unveils the charity's most ambitious plans to date. Read more

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  • Sleep Out (or in) 2021 is back!

    You can take part at Duke of York Square or anywhere in the world. Sign up now and help others find a route out of homelessness. Read more

  • Skydive for Glass Door

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  • Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

    3 October: Take on the world famous Virtual London Marathon from anywhere in the world! Read more