Performer at the Crick's 2019 Discovery Day.

On your doorstep

Are you one of our neighbours? We have lots on offer, such as pandemic support, free events and funding for local projects. For more info, email Hannah at, call 020 3796 1066 or read on to find out more.


Logo for the Living Centre

The St Pancras and Somers Town Living Centre

The Living Centre is supported by the Crick. It’s open to everyone whether you want to find a job, improve your health, make new friends or if you need support during the pandemic. You’ll find advice and activities for families, youth, the retired and job seekers, as well as essential health services.

More about the Living Centre

What's on at the Living Centre?

Pop in to the centre on Ossulston Street and find out more.

Take a look at the full calendar of events >

They make you believe in yourself.
Luis, supported by the Somers Town Job Hub, based at the Living Centre. He now works at the Crick.

The Crick

Brilliant! Really good event
Parent at family Discovery Day 2019 - double thumbs up from 7 year old son

What's on at the Crick?

Our events and exhibitions are all listed on our calendar.

See what's on

Pandemic support

Drop into the Living Centre at 2 Ossulston Street for support during the pandemic, or visit the Living Centre's website for more information about:

  • Food club
  • Benefits
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Help with online access

Community chest and community groups

Community Chest funding

A football team funded by the Crick's community chest scheme.

Do you know about a local project that needs funds? We might be able to help. The Crick funds local projects about health and wellbeing within one mile of the Crick. The closing date for the next round of applications is Friday 13 November 2020. For an application pack, email or call 020 3796 1066.

Email us for an application pack

Are you from a local community group?

We provide free art-science workshops and tours of the institute for not-for-profit organisations – and often work in partnership with local groups on events and projects.

Get in touch with Hannah at to find out more.

Teenagers on a tour of the Crick

Find us

Map showing the location of the Living Centre at 2 Ossulston Street, by the Francis Crick Institute.

Find us

The Living Centre
2 Ossulston Street
London NW1 1DF

The Francis Crick Institute
1 Midland Road
London NW1 1AT

Directory of local services

Meet Hannah

Meet Hannah

Hannah Camm is the Crick’s community engagement manager, acting as a bridge between the Crick and the Somers Town community.

If you live locally or are involved in a local project, feel free to get in touch with Hannah on 020 3796 1066 or

Image of Hannah Camm.

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