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

Resgistration for the Midnight Walk 2020 is now OPEN!

Our annual Midnight Walk returns on Saturday 12th September and this year we're rewinding to the 80s to celebrate our 35th anniversary!

Don your best outfits and hit the streets of Colchester for a great night out with family and friends whilst supporting your local hospice! 

  • Choose to walk either 4.5 or 9 miles
  • Men, women and children aged 11 and over are all welcome
  • Your registration fee includes a special 80s themed T-shirt if you sign up before 18th July 2020, and an exclusive Midnight Walk 2020 medal. Unfortunately, if you sign up after this date you will not receive a T-shirt

What are you waiting for, get together with your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours and sign up! 

The Midnight Walk is kindly sponsored by Birkett Long Solicitors

Please take a moment to read our terms and conditions before you book using the form below.

St Helena may contact you occasionally by post to tell you more about our services and other ways you can help, including opportunities to donate, volunteer or fundraise. If you’d also like to hear electronically about our services and other ways you can help, including opportunities to donate, volunteer or fundraise for us, please complete the questions below.

About our sponsor - Birkett Long Solicitors

Based in Essex, Birkett Long is focused on people – our clients, employees, business partners and those in our local communities.

Our specialist lawyers, independent financial advisers and HR specialists work in dedicated teams to offer clients the full range of advice, whether it’s in business or at home. The firm is vibrant and dynamic: dedicated to investment in training and development of staff and focused on client care. Birkett Long supports many local charities through fundraising, offering legal services and donating staff time.

Jennie Skingsley, associate and marketing manager, said: "We’re proud supporters of St Helena, and long-term supporters of the wider hospice movement. We believe our hospices are a central, and important, part of our communities. We’re particularly delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Midnight Walk, and we’re really looking forward seeing our team striding (or should that be vogue-ing?) along with everyone else!"

Find out more about Birkett Long Solicitors here

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