MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

We promote well-being through helping to build confidence, make connections and relationships, learn new skills and peer support.

The Mental Health & Wellbeing Service at Blackfriars Settlement offers our Thinking Ahead programme of free face to face groups and online zoom activities, to help you to stay connected and active. Thriving art sessions come as standard as well as group discussions, social groups and outings throughout the year.

Renuka: 07716 458577
 or
Paul 07971 889221 

or email: wellbeing@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk  

ACTIVITY GROUPS, COURSES & MENTORING

MONDAY  ONLINE ZOOM GROUPS

11:00-13:00

 

15:55-16:35

Start the week
Catch up, plan the week ahead discuss (online) 

Gentle Movements – stretching, breathing and relaxation standing and chair based- For 40 mins facilitated by Renuka 

Zoom – links sent out morning of group 

TUESDAY

*NOTE: To attend our activities, you’ll need to join the Thinking Ahead programme and complete a registration form. You’ll then be invited in to meet us.

There are limited spaces for activities, so booking is necessary.

11:00-13:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13:30 – 15:00

 

 

 

Looking Up IT group
Learn Computers, online, email and get help with tech, smartphones and tablets 

Music appreciation all things  music, listening, sharing, enjoying, relaxing, dancing

WEDNESDAY

11am-12:30

Women’s relaxation and gentle exercise building confidence through mindfulness and relaxation

10:30-12:30

Soft Crafts, Knitting, Crochet, Chat with Najlaa
(with Personal Budget/payment members only)

Woodwork, a small friendly group, learn skills and make something in wood      (with Personal Budget/payment members only)

11:00-12:30

Thinking Ahead discussion and peer support

13:00-15:00

Crafty Art Group – drawing, painting and craft group 

THURSDAY

10:30-12:30

 

13:00-15:00

Looking Up Cost of living group – a healthy breakfast, budgeting, discussions and online resources and learning

Peer -led activities

Open Studio: a space for your own creative projects

Make do and mend – bring your clothing repairs, reuse and recycle

Creative writing: group exploring themes together: write, listen, discuss, share. 

cost of living support and one to one meetings

45mins

1-2-1 planning & goal setting sessions
(online/at centre) appointment only with staff.

Other courses and activities will be announced through our updates. If you want to receive our monthly timetable, please email us.

All activities are at our Rushworth Street centre, London SE1 0RB.
See detailed info about our location and how to get here.

CONTACT THE TEAM

For more info, to refer yourself or someone else, please call:
Renuka, Paul or Ad on 020 7928 9521
or e-mail wellbeing@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk

We also have a team of member volunteers who will be happy to come and meet with you to talk about what we do.

Thanks so much to our funders for helping us continue running our projects.

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

We are part of a community hub organisation that offers a range of opportunities. Becoming a member of our service means that you are part of the community. Read Mel B’s story on her journey with life and support from Blackfriars Settlement.

“I get motivated here”
“Blackfriars allows you to grow”
“gives me structure and purpose”
“it’s upbeat here!”

WORK WITH US

We are keen to work with organisations who are interested in creating opportunities for people experiencing mental health problems.
If you’re a business or company interested in developing volunteering, work experience or paid work opportunities for our members please get in touch.

VOLUNTEER!

We urgently need the following.
Please click on the link for more information and then download
and complete the application form and return it to us.

Social Activities Support   Click here for more information

Music Group Facilitator    Click here for more information

IT & General Support     Click here for more information

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