Youth Service

Youth Service – we currently deliver 6 youth sessions per week; they are held at various satellite locations. Young people are involved in the planning and design of activities and timetables, through engagement in our youth committee meetings which are held every 6 – 8 weeks. Young people are supported to reach their potential by engagement in a range of opportunities.

Children are encouraged to engage in our programme of in and outdoor activities. The facilities available at the different sites are varied.  As well as general activities, other activities include:

  • IT workshops
  • Sports activities
  • Themed arts and crafts
  • Music sessions – singing, musical Instruments & DJ workshops
  • Dance sessions
  • Drama/Theatre skills workshops
  • IT workshops
  • Sports programmes – football, basketball, cricket, etc.

Age:
11 – 21years (25years for those with a disability). Unless otherwise stated.

Opening Times:
Most sessions open from 7 – 9pm, some projects operate outside these times; please check our timetable for individual sessions, days and times.

Other services available:

Targeted Youth Support Project - Engaging young people aged 10-19 years who are in need of additional support or who are at risk of involvement in criminal or anti-social behaviour.

The Transition Project - Helping young people aged 10-13 with the transition from primary school to secondary school and young people aged 14+ with the transition to adulthood.

Youth Funding - Funding for youth led projects that benefit the community. Young people are supported to apply for funds to bring their project ideas to life.

Volunteering - Volunteering opportunities for young people aged 14-25 years; with opportunities to gain accreditation, i.e. AQA, YAA, etc.

Committee Meetings - Allowing young people at all of our services to express their opinions, by involvement in planning, design and development of services. Meetings tend to be held every 6 – 8 weeks at individual sessions.

Take a look at our activities timetable (PDF 9.38KB).

We can help your child learn social skills that will be essential when they start pre-school. At snack time all of the children sit around a table together to interact whilst they enjoy their healthy snack. You will get to socialise with other parents too.

Our activities include:

  • Playing exciting games
  • Having fun with arts and crafts
  • Playing with musical Instruments
  • Singing songs
  • Dancing

Cost

Just £2.50 will get you:

  • Tea/coffee for you;
  • A healthy snack for your child; and
  • Two and a half hours of fun.

Our Location

These sessions take place at Bermondsey Village Hall, Kirby Grove, London SE1 3TD.

Contact the Team

For more information please call Paulette Mills on 020 7928 9521 or e-mail paulette.mills@blackfriars-settlement.org.uk

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