Referrals: 01206 890 360
The Hospice: 01206 845 566
Fundraising: 01206 931 468
January 2020
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Dandy the Lion goes on tour to promote fundraising events for St Helena Hospice St Helena Hospice mascot Dandy the Lion has been on a tour of Essex this week... University of Essex – Frosty 5k Dandy wrapped up warm in a hat and scarf for the brr-illiant winter themed 5k fun run at the University of Essex on... Here, there and everywhere - Make it Matter this March Kitted out in a St Helena Hospice branded sports t-shirt, Dandy went for a quick jog around Colchester to... Walton Pier – Pier to Pier Sunglasses at the ready, Dandy was off to Walton Pier, a few months early for Pier to Pier on 26th April. This popular seaside... Castle Park, Colchester – Bubble Rush Dandy headed to Colchester Castle armed with a bubble wand to celebrate the return of Bubble Rush on 30th May. This family friendly 5k... Mersea – Walk of Memories Following the success of last year’s event Dandy headed back with his bucket and spade to Mersea beach to prepare for the Walk of... Stanford’s – Midnight Walk Decked out in his finest 80s gear Dandy headed to Stanford’s to dance around the starting point of the Midnight Walk on 12th September. This 4.... Events Fundraiser Lisa Chenery explained: “We’re really excited about our events calendar this year, it’s a big year for St Helena Hospice as we’ve got a lot of new...
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It’s been a tree-mendous weekend for St Helena Hospice! It’s been a record breaking weekend for St Helena Hospice as they saw their biggest Christmas Tree-cycle to date on Saturday...
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Hospice launches 80s walking party St Helena Hospice has launched its Midnight Walk which returns in September with an 80s theme.  Men, women, boys and girls aged 11 and over... Coral has done the Midnight Walk every year bar one since it started 11 years ago. She said:  “I take part to raise vital funds for St Helena Hospice to... “I always walk with my mum - she is 84yrs old, and fitter than I am! We enjoy being part of such an uplifting event. The sight of so many... The Midnight Walk has had a special place in Will Love’s memory since his wife, Lynn, tackled the event in 2017 in her wheelchair at the end to take a... “The support we got was not just about the patient, it’s about the partner too. The support I got was just brilliant. I wouldn’t have a clue what we would... Lene Johnson gave a moving and inspirational speech on stage at last year’s Midnight Walk. She spoke about her daughter Marie-Louise, who was 24 when she was diagnosed with cancer... “When I suddenly had this chance of bragging a bit about her on the stage to a captivated audience, I knew these people were all there for the right reasons... 2020 marks the 35th anniversary of St Helena Hospice, making the 80s theme very fitting.  Lisa Chenery, St Helena Hospice’s events fundraiser, said: “We want to celebrate this special anniversary...
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St Helena Hospice will be collecting real Christmas trees from across North East Essex and taking them away to be recycled in return for a donation to the charity. The...
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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