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.

Standard Chartered Bank Volunteers @ CYPS Living Space

25th November, 2015
Standard Chartered Bank Volunteers volunteered at our Children and Young People Services on Monday 23rd November and helped Staff and helped clean the playground. They also got involved in activities with children from the after school club in making Christmas... Read more ►

Blackfriars Settlement celebrates Trustee Week

16th November, 2015
‘Thank you Trustees’- Special thank you card to the Trustees made by the children from ‘Children and Young People Services’ Thank you card presented to the Trustees by Jenny Hinds, Children and Young People Services Manager ‘B... Read more ►

Swedish Christmas Dinner

13th November, 2015
After our successful event last year, Niclas Olsson, our Swedish chef once again will be cooking a wonderful traditional Swedish Christmas Buffet at Blackfriars Settlement. By experiencing the taste of Sweden you will be supporting Older People’s Service... Read more ►

Frank's Club @ Being a Man Festival

4th November, 2015
Frank’s Club is taking part in the ‘Being a Man Festival’ at the Festival Hall on the 27th November. Men aged 55 and over are invited to a special edition of Frank's Club. A regular feature at Blackfriars Settlement, Frank's Club welcom... Read more ►

Older People's Services November 2015 Newsletter

2nd November, 2015
The November 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 ►

Join our Get Online week 12th – 17th October 2015!

6th October, 2015
From staying healthy to finding work or saving money or just following your hobby, there are lots of ways that being online can make life easier and cheaper. If you’ve never touched a computer or a tablet before, or you just ned some tips to make th... Read more ►

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