Welcome to Blackfriars Settlement

Blackfriars Settlement is a registered charity based in London SE1 for over 125 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.

Please help us in creating opportunities for the local community. You can donate to a service of your choice or generally online at JustGiving.

Looking for new trustees

22nd April, 2015
Blackfriars Settlement is currently looking for new trustees. Visit the the trustee webpage or download the flyer for more details ... Read more ►

Older People's Services - Men's Club

14th April, 2015
Starting Monday 20th April, Older People's Services will have a new social activity, Men's Club, which will run from 15:30 to 17:30 every week. Please download the poster for more details ... Read more ►

Srilankan Buffet

9th April, 2015
Older People's Services will be hosting another dinner fundraising event. This time it will be a feast of Srilankan dishes to make your mouth water. It will be on Friday 15th May at 18:30. Please tell all your friends but remember places are limited so book no... Read more ►

Ed Hopkins' London Marathon 2015

9th April, 2015
Ed Hopkins, a lawyer at Charles Russell Speechly LLP is raising sponsorship for Blackfriars Settlement Older People’s Services by taking part in the London Marathon 2015 on 26 April. Ed will join as many as 40,000 people pounding the pavements of the cap... Read more ►

Older People's Services April 2015 Newsletter

8th April, 2015
The the April 2015 newsletter for Older People's Services is out. Please check it out or contact us for details. For more information about Older People's Service please have a look at their page.... Read more ►

Joining Hands - Free Musical Film Afternoon 30th Match

11th March, 2015
Blackfriars Settlement's Joining Hands project will be showing the film Mama Mia on Monday 30th March 13:30-16:30 (film will start at 14:00). Come along to find out what we can do for older people in Southwark. Meet friends and learn about what volunteer oppor... Read more ►

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