Referrals: 01206 890 360
The Hospice: 01206 845 566
Fundraising: 01206 931 468

Ideas and inspiration

There are hundreds of things you could do to support St Helena Hospice. Whatever you choose, whether it’s something you’ve spotted from our ideas and inspiration, or an idea of your own, you will be helping our patients and families to make every memory matter. Thank you. 

A-Z of fundraising
From Afternoon Tea to Zumbathon, we've got dozens of ideas to inspire you for your fundraising...
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A fun and simple way to fundraise for St Helena – wear purple, make purple cakes, dye your hair purple...
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DJ Pete in the house
Mum and son duo, Kate and DJ Pete, have been staging discos from their lounge, streamed over Facebook! ...
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Let's get Quizzy
Put your brains to the test and join us for our Virtual Coffee Break Quiz on a Wednesday or Friday Virtual Quiz and Fizz! ...
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£1,000 for 1,000km
Kevin Petch is doing a combination of walking and cycling to clock up 1,000km over 6 weeks, and he has set himself a target of raising £1,000 – that’s the...
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Make it Matter
Make your one daily exercise outing matter for St Helena Hospice - walk, jog or run either 42.195km (the same distance as a marathon) or 100k before the end of...
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Freya’s extended 2.6 Challenge
9-year-old Freya was so amazed by the donations she received for her 2.6 challenge that she decided to extend it and run or cycle 2.6km every day for 5 days! ...
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Fundraise in celebration
Whatever the occasion you could dedicate it to St Helena Hospice...
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Start or join a fundraising group
Join together with like-minded people and support St Helena Hospice as a group...
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Contact Information

To contact the St Helena Fundraising team, please telephone 01206 931 468 or email , Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.


24 hour advice: SinglePoint 01206 890 360 

SinglePoint is a 24/7 advice and support helpline which helps to coordinate an individual’s care with the hospice. SinglePoint also works alongside other healthcare services such as GPs, Community Nurses or Specialists. 

The Hospice

To contact a patient at The Hospice please find the address and telephone number below. Phone calls can be made to patients at any time of the day or week. You can contact Inpatient Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Hospice, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, C04 9JU

Telephone: 01206 845 566

Hospice in the Home

You can contact The Hospice in the Home Team Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Colchester/Halstead team
Telephone: 01206 845 566

Tendring community team
Telephone: 01255 221 222

Day Therapies

You can contact the Joan Tomkins Centre (Colchester) Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:

Telephone: 01206 848 163

Fax: 01206 752 245

You can contact the St Helena Tendring Centre (Clacton) Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01255 221 222

Tendring Centre Postcode for Sat Navs: CO15 1EU

Human Resources

The HR Team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Finance Team

To contact the St Helena Finance Team please telephone 01206 931 450 Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Volunteer Services Team

The Volunteer Services team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466

Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, please phone the Marketing and Communications team directly on 01206 931 464

Patient Referrals

If you, or a member of your family has a life-limiting illness and would like to discuss whether St Helena care services can help, you can contact the SinglePoint telephone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01206 890 360

Bereavement Support

To contact the St Helena Bereavement Support team please telephone the bereavement helpline: 01206 984 274, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Learning and Development Centre

The Learning and Development Centre is open Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm and can be contacted on 01206 851 560

Service User Group

For more information on the St Helena Service User Group please contact Chair, Ken Aldred on 01206 751 397

Facilities Hire Enquiries

01206 851560


To contact the Lottery team please call 0800 285 1390 or visit the website here, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

If you would like to write to or visit the Lottery team, the address is: Your Hospice Lottery Office Unit 6 The Atrium, Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester CO4 9AS.

Comment, compliment or complaint

Feedback, comments and complaints about St Helena care and support services may be made verbally or in writing to: Director of Care, St Helena, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU. To speak to a member of our team, call 01206 845 566