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.


Blackfriars Settlement


Older People's Services May 2016 Newsletter

28th April, 2016
The May 2016 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 ►

April 2016 Newsletter

14th April, 2016
A new Blackfriars Settlement newsletter has been posted. It can be found in the newsletter section of the site.... Read more ►

Strategic Plan 2015-2020

14th April, 2016
Our Strategic Plan for 2015 - 2020 has been posted. Please find a link to it from the About Us dropdown or by clicking here.... Read more ►

Older People's Services April 2016 Newsletter

30th March, 2016
The April 2016 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 ►

Southwark Star Award to Blackfriars Settlement Volunteers and Corporate Volunteers – VTB Russian Bank

29th March, 2016
Blackfriars Settlement volunteers, Bob Stagg and Charlie Browne, were winners along with VTB Bank for Corporate Volunteering for the Southwark Star Reward. Congratulations to them all! Older People's Services Co-ordinator Tina Johnston had this to say, "... Read more ►

'International Women’s Day' Celebration at Blackfriars

9th March, 2016
Blackfriars Settlement celebrated International Womens's Day yesterday with style. Staff and users were asked to bring bakes and food of their nationality for all to enjoy. There was also quite a bit of dancing. A big thank you to all those who attended and he... Read more ►

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