Referrals: 01206 890 360
The Hospice: 01206 845 566
Fundraising: 01206 931 468
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Jurassic Coast
South West U.K.
01/05/2019 - 31/05/2019
Walk, jog or run the spectacular Jurassic Coast for St Helena! With full, half and quarter distances available - there's a challenge for everyone!  Starting at Poole Harbour, it's on...
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Open Gardens
Various U.K.
01/05/2019 - 30/09/2019
Good thymes in the garden… St Helena is looking for green fingered friends to host their very own open garden.  If you'd like to get involved and support your local...
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London to Bruges
Greenwich to Bruges U.K.
01/04/2019 - 31/10/2019
Setting off from the Greenwich Observatory we take on the 200 miles to Bruges over 3 days through quaint Kentish villages into Calais and then follow the coast to  Bruges...
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London to Paris
Crystal Palace to Paris U.K.
24/07/2019 - 28/07/2019
Make your way through beautiful English villages and into the stunning countryside of rural France on this 250 mile cycle ride with an iconic finish down the Champs Elysees. Join...
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Wing Walk 2019
Damyns Hall, Essex, U.K.
01/04/2019 - 30/09/2019
Join us and take to the skies in style and push your courage to new limits! Strapped securely to the top of an authentic Boeing Stearman biplane with your very...
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Snowden Triple Challenge - August
Snowdonia Wales U.K.
02/08/2019 - 03/08/2019
The ultimate challenge to conquer some of the UK's most rugged landscape in one day! Challenge yourself mentally and physically and  tackle all terrains as you trek, cycle and kayak...
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Snowdon Triple Challenge - May
Snowdonia, Wales, U.K.
10/05/2019 - 11/05/2019
The ultimate challenge to conquer some of the UK's most rugged landscape in one day! Challenge yourself mentally and physically and  tackle all terrains as you trek, cycle and kayak...
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Italian Great Lakes Cycle
Italy U.K.
03/09/2019 - 08/09/2019
Cycle through one of the most beautiful regions in the world on this tough but jaw dropping ride! Taking in the great lakes of Italy including Lake Como and Lake...
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Atlas Mountain Cycle
Morocco U.K.
08/06/2019 - 15/06/2019
Take on impressive peaks and mountain passes in the remote but stunning homeland of the Berber tribes people. Starting and finishing in bustling Marrakech this six day 200km cycle takes...
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Open Water Swim 2019
Curve Wake Park, Mill Dam Lake, Mill Street, St Osyth, U.K.
Ready for a new challenge? St Helena is bringing you our first open water swimming event. Choose either a 1.5km or 3km route in St Osyth.  Save the date! Registration opening...
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Belgium Weekender
Northern Belgium U.K.
01/04/2019 - 31/10/2019
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the working week and join us on a 200km ride through Northern Belgium on quiet roads, canal paths and beautiful Flemish squares.There...
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Orbital Abseil
Olympic Park Stratford London U.K.
The UK's highest freefall abseil from the UK's tallest sculpture is the adrenaline filled way to take on a challenge for St Helena! After a comprehensive briefing you begin the...
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Gorges, Levels and Legends
Somerset U.K.
01/04/2019 - 30/04/2020
Ride across the mystical landscape of the Somerset levels through gorges and over moorland, historical settlements and landmarks where legends once stood. Dates available all year round for this fantastic...
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London Marathon Walk
London, U.K.
Join us for an incredible and fun packed day of trekking through the Capital, a truly awesome experience from start to finish. If you're not quite a runner but dream...
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Cycle Picardie Weekend
Boulogne return via Abbeville U.K.
01/04/2019 - 31/10/2019
Join us for a great weekend's biking through the scenic French countryside and charming villages, sampling the best of the local cuisine and wine!There are various dates available to take...
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Mount Toubkal Trek
Morocco U.K.
11/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
Join us on our challenge is to conquer Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. This tough, steep and rocky climb takes us through walnut groves, winding valleys and...
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Craft Your Raft
Brightlingsea Regatta U.K.
Back by popular demand for a second year our Craft Your Raft challenge will see up to 25 teams design and build their rafts and bring them along to race...
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Transylvania Wilderness Trek
Romania U.K.
20/02/2020 - 24/02/2020
Snowshoes allow you to negotiate the deep snow around the frozen mountain wilderness surrounding Lake Balea where you will spend a night sleeping in the Hotel Of Ice, a truly...
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Walk of Memories
Mersea Island, U.K.
Save the date and join St Helena for our first Walk of Memories taking place in the beautiful setting of Mersea Island.  We will be walking on a sign posted route to...
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Midnight Walk 2019
Stanfords, Severalls Business Park Colchester, U.K.
***SAVE THE DATE*** Colchester's biggest party returns on Saturday 11th May! Shimmy your way around our NEW routes and choose from either 4.5 or 9 miles.  The routes will take...
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Contact Information

To contact the St Helena Fundraising team, please telephone 01206 931468 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