Referrals: 01206 890 360
The Hospice: 01206 845 566
Fundraising: 01206 931 468
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Fundraising in Lockdown St Helena Hospice has been overwhelmed by the support from the local community and their amazing fundraising efforts. Since the UK went into lockdown, so many local... Sunflowers for St Helena Tom Phillips began growing sunflowers 5 years ago to sell to family and friends in Brightlingsea where he lives. He decided to donate a percentage of... £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 £1,00... DJ Pete in the house Kate Dawson and her son, Peter, aka DJ Pete, have been staging a live disco in their lounge over Facebook.  They play requests for people... Hairless for St Helena Hospice Eleanor Toohey decided to brave the shave to support St Helena Hospice.  With an original target of £500 – Eleanor has smashed that, raising more... Freya’s extended 2.6 Challenge 7 year old, Freya, was so happy with the donations and support she got from running 2.6km on 26th April 2020 that she decided to extend... 2.6 Tennis challenge Angela and William were inspired to do a 2.6 Challenge of their own, playing Tennis for 2.6 hours to raise money for St Helena Hospice. Angela said... The Meeks Bakery Lizzie Meeks was inspired by our A-Z of fundraising and decided to hold her own bake sale.  The Meeks bakery raised £235 in one weekend!  ... Darcy’s and Stanley's 2.6 Challenge 9-year-old Darcy and ten-year-old Stanley completed a 2.6km bike ride to raise money for St Helena Hospice with their parents, and raised £70.  Darcy sent... Running Colchester 1,000km challenge A group of 140 adults and children from Running Colchester, completed 274 runs, including with a treadmill marathon and a driveway marathon!  Their aim was to... If you're inspired by these fabulous fundraisers, would you consider fundraising for St Helena Hospice? We've got everything you need to fundraise virtually for us - click here to find...
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Hospice partners with home care provider to support end of life patients in Virtual Ward A local charity and a home care provider have joined forces to support local people...
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Increased mental health and wellbeing support for staff and volunteers at St Helena Hospice. The global coronavirus pandemic is a worrying time for everyone, but particularly for frontline workers in NHS...
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Hospice leads local end of life service to support the community St Helena Hospice has launched a new way of working to provide care and support to anyone at the...
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Gilberd School DT teachers manufacture vital PPE for St Helena Hospice.  Local secondary school, The Gilberd School, has made and donated vital PPE for St Helena Hospice.  At a time when personal protective equipment is...
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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