Friend in Need Community Centre

Contact details

Friend in Need Community Centre
East Barnet Baptist Church
Crescent Road
East Barnet

Public phone: 020 84498225


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Community care services for older people & people with disabilities. Day centre Mon-Thurs & Sat, with activities & outings, a cooked meal & personal care. Self-help support groups, bereavement support, respite care, advice & information services. Volunteer befriending & visiting service. Support for carers. Helping Hands scheme assists with shopping & bill/pension payment/collection.

Target group: Older people, people with disabilities, carers.

Area served: New Barnet, East Barnet and surrounding areas.

How to contact: Drop In (Limited during coronavirus pandemic. Please check website for up to date information), phone or email.


Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Weekends: Saturday 9am - 5pm

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Street parking. Access to main entrance by ramp or steps, access to rear entrance by ramp. Loop system. Adapted transport available for hire.

Other information

Languages other than English: French, Gujarati and Singhalese.

Charity number: 1090701

Year established: 1981

Staffing: 2 full time, 14 part time staff and 95 volunteers.

Public transport: Cockfosters tube, New Barnet and Oakleigh Park train stations. Buses 307, 326, 384.

Record last checked: 16 February 2024


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