Referrals: 01206 890 360
The Hospice: 01206 845 566
Fundraising: 01206 931 468
October 2019
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The social arm of The Big Issue has invested up to £1.5 million in St Helena Hospice’s fundraising lottery which supports hospices and the wider charity sector.  Big Issue Invest...
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St Helena Hospice’s Wills Month raises highest total ever! In June, seven local solicitors partnered with St Helena Hospice and generously waived their normal will writing fee in return for...
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Teams from local businesses were rewarded last night for spending their summers abseiling, waxing legs and washing cars to raise funds for St Helena Hospice. This year’s Birkett Long £5...
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St Helena’s day therapy group programmes in Colchester and Clacton help people regain confidence and independence through reablement, rehabilitation, education and friendships.  This is what it takes - Hospice Care... Dennis’s story – “It has a ripple effect with the rest of the family” Dennis Hill from Clacton attended St Helena’s Breathe Happy group, and describes the support and education... “But going to group was one of the best things that ever happened to me, apart from meeting Marcia. We’ve been married almost 50 years now.  “Before, I couldn’t get...
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Talking about death and dying for many people is still very much seen as a taboo subject in the UK, so when St Helena embarked on a public awareness campaign...
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“Passion, love, care, consideration, respect and empathy” This is what it takes to provide hospice care This week (7th – 13th October) is Hospice Care Week, a national awareness week...
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Planning permission granted for local hospice to redevelop site of day centre   St Helena has been granted planning permission for the redevelopment of its Tendring Centre in Clacton into...
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St Helena Hospice Christmas Tree-cycle returns for 2020 For the sixth consecutive year St Helena Hospice will be collecting real Christmas trees from across North East Essex and taking them...
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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