October 2017
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If our recent London to Paris Cycle Ride or our annual Cycle Ride have inspired you to do something similar, the good news is that registrations have opened for our…
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Jo Tonkin has started work as our new Director of Patient and Family Services. Colchester-born Jo (52) says her new role, in which she will be responsible for staff working…
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Local businesses, who took part in The Birkett Long £50 Challenge gathered for a special awards evening at the firm’s new office at Amphora Place in Colchester to celebrate raising…
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Representatives from our fundraising team will be heading to Mersea Island on Thursday 26th October. They will be working to raise the hospice profile and build connections with community groups,…
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Our Christmas Market is returning to Stanway Village Hall on 18th November 2017. This fantastic market is a great way to support St Helena while getting a head start on…
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Schoolchildren are being invited to get a taste of the life of an entrepreneur by taking part in our £10 challenge. The challenge is a great opportunity to encourage team…
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Our `Around the Clock Challenge’ is returning for second year. During January 2018 we are asking supporters to get themselves sponsored to complete 24 hours of physical activity. This challenge…
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If you’re counting down the days until Christmas, why not get the festivities underway and help a good cause at the same time? We’re inviting workplaces, schools and groups to…
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Hospice Care Week
09 Oct, 2017
This week we are celebrating Hospice Care Week, an annual week of events and activities run by Hospice UK which aims to change public perception about the work carried out…
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Cyclists took to the picturesque north Essex countryside at the weekend to show their support for our charity. Cyclists of all ages and abilities enjoyed gorgeous autumnal weather as they…
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Contact Information

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


To contact the St Helena Retail team, for enquiries about our shops, donation centre and house clearance service please telephone 01206 890 165.


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