January 2021 and the ongoing and changeable Covid 19 situation
Adult Education New short courses available and courses starting. For more information on all education provision please see: http://www.marywardcentre.ac.uk/ or call 020 7269 6000.
The Mental Health and Well-being Service @ Blackfriars Settlement will continue to offer our 'Be Connected at HOME' programme of free online zoom activities, helping you to stay connected and be active.
No internet access? You can still join in support and discussion groups, via our new telephone conferencing, without any cost to you.
We are launching a pilot telephone befriending project for members, if you can spare 1-2 hours per week and are interested in volunteering, we need friendly, sensitive and patient people to help us reach as many of our members as possible during lockdown.
You'll receive full training and ongoing support throughout the project. We are looking for a minimum of three months commitment and 1-2 hours per week. For more information please email: email@example.com.
The 0rb Space offers a range of workshops and courses, such as Baby Massage and Creative Writing for locals (FREE to Southwark residents) and we welcome new participants at any time. Please go to the Orb page or email: Alanna Lauder on firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
We will update this message with further details as they become available.
Blackfriars Settlement is a registered charity based in London SE1 for over 130 years that aims to create and provide community services and support. Whether you want to learn new skills or to have fun and make friends, we have something to suit you.
All of our work is guided by five aims:
Supporting the achievement of individual aspirations
Promoting physical and mental well-being and independence for all
Promoting learning and development - formal and informal
Promoting digital inclusion
Being a focal point in the community
Please browse our website to find out what we can do for you.
If you would like to donate to support our services please do so securely here.
The March 2021 newsletter for Positive Ageing @ Blackfriars is out. Please check it out or contact us for details. For more information about Positive Ageing @ Blackfriars please have a look at their page.... Read more ►