Eddie's story

After leaving foster care, Eddie was homeless for 26 years and almost died of hypothermia. Now, he's off the street and helping others.Read more

Zak's story

Zak's recounts his journey from running a multi-million pound business to walking the streets of London. "Things looked pretty bleak."Read more

James' story

After an injury left him unemployed and unable to pay bills, James spent two months on the street before getting a place in the Glass Door shelters.Read more

Sharon's story

After her relationship fell apart, Sharon found herself struggling to make ends meet. "Glass Door has helped me turn my life back around," she says.Read more

Simon's story

After his front door blew off its hinges due to faulty wiring and a dodgy landlord, Simon started sleeping on the streets. The Glass Door shelters are giving him a chance to get shelter and support.Read more

Valu's story

Valu used to be a teacher in an orphanage. Now he lives under a bridge, but with help from a variety of people, he's landed his dream jobRead more

Jack's story

Jack --- a computer scientist with a Ph.D -- fled torture and persecution before sleeping rough in London. He's now in his own flat, thanks to help he received at Glass Door.Read more

Gitana's story

Staff remember Gitanas as the guest who put his hand through a window, drunk one night at a shelter. Four years on, he's sober, holds down a job and lives in a studio flat.Read more

Emily's story

Emily's last job was as a live-in housekeeper and nanny, and when the relationship went sour, she was left without a home and an income. “I realise now I put all my eggs in one basket.Read more

Tomas' story

Tomas lost everything because of heroin. Thanks to Glass Door, he’s making peace with the past and planning for the future.Read more

Mihai's story

25-year old Mihai speaks seven languages and has plenty of energy, but finding a legal job is proving harder than he expected.Read more

David's story

David first developed an addiction to alcohol as a teenager. At 37, he’s lived all of his adult life on the street, but now he envisions a different futureRead more

Michael's story

Working hard and enjoying his job as a certified butcher in Shepherds Bush, being homeless never crossed Michael's mind.Read more

Peter's story

Peter lost his job selling financial products, and within five years, ran out of money and found himself riding night buses.Read more

Alina's story

Alina went homeless to provide a better future for her kids.Read more

Radislov's story

Radislov arrived from Bulgaria by bus, with the promise of a tractor-driving job in Scotland that never materialised. Now, Radislov walks all over London looking for a job.Read more

Ion's story

Ion was born in Romania and left at a children’s centre at the age of seven. While he had four sisters, he was the only one abandoned.Read more