Welcome to Blackfriars Settlement

Autumn 2020 and the ongoing and changeable Covid 19 situation

Adult Education
The Autumn term of adult education courses will restart on Monday 28 September 2020. For more information 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 out new telephone conferencing, without any cost to you.

We continue to offer one to one telephone support, to help with practical and emotional issues. Call or email us on:
Ad: 07716 459314 or Renuka: 07716 458577
email: adonis.christodoulou@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk
email: renuka.bhakta@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk

We are also (slowly and carefully to ensure everyone's safety) introducing some face-to-face groups at Blackfrairs Settlement, which are by appointment only, but will increase in size and frequency depending on the developing Covid 19 situation.


The Positive Ageing service is available on 07568 911 187. There is a range of telephone and online activities, as well as some face-to-face activity sessions happening. Befriending calls can also be arranged for isolated older people. Please call or email for details.
email: Tina.Johnston@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk
email: Eileen.Dacey@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk
email: Sieglinde.Cosias@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk


If you are interested in volunteering to support local people please email info@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk.

We will update this message with further details as they become available.

Thank you.

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.

Positive Ageing @ Blackfriars March 2020 Newsletter

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19th February, 2020
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20th January, 2020
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28th November, 2019
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Positive Ageing @ Blackfriars November 2019 Newsletter

30th October, 2019
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29th July, 2019
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