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    Halton and St Helens is packed full of amazing people working together to tackle the issues that affect our community: from food poverty to mental health.

    Our member organisations make a difference to thousands of people every single day and HSHVCA supports them with invaluable training, advice and representation.

    We provide them with practical help that could help your organisation thrive, too - from support in recruiting and managing volunteers, raising funds, to advice on governance and setting up financial systems.

    We are proud to connect more than 2,500 charities, community groups and social enterprises with the thousands of people who need them.

    Find out how you can tap into our wealth of knowledge and experience - whether you are an organisation or a resident of Halton or St Helens looking to access some of the best services and groups.

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    We're looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of others, are confident in meeting people and want to be part of a team that help each other in our common goal.  

    Our vision is to have a strong voluntary and community sector that is dynamic, responsive, diverse and improves the quality of life for local people and communities.


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    Halton and St Helens: search our community directory 

    What do you love doing? What do you need help with? Want to make new friends or learn new skills? Or simply want to be part of the community?
    We have something for everyone right here in our extensive  community directory
    It makes it easy for you to navigate the huge amount of organisations that make Halton and St Helens such great places to live.

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    Community, St Helens, survey

    St Helens Community Survey from Heseltine Institute

    24 June 2022

    University of Liverpool researchers have launched a survey to hear how St Helens residents feel about where they live. Working with St Helens Council, the researchers are keen to understand which local services, facilities and amenities… more…

    New Fundraising App

    23 June 2022

    The newly updated easyfundraising app enables you to easily raise money for your voluntary organisation when you shop on your phone or tablet. Get money back when you shop with over 6,000 online retailers, which is then passed to your… more…

    Youth Investment Fund Pilot

    17 June 2022

    Please find below a recent grant funding alert from Halton Funding Team that may be of interest. UKG Youth Investment Fund (YIF) Pilot (19 June)    The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is making funding… more…

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    There is always something going on in Halton and St Helens and this is the best place to find out what’s what.

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    Free Course In Crown Green Bowling For St Helens Residents


    Learn the basics of bowls with fun and friendly Bowl for Health group sessions. Suitable for newcomers, with all equipment provided - anybody can join in and no previous experience required!

    Sessions take place at Black Horse Bowling Club Bowling Club (Ruskin Sports Village, WA10…

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    Dementia Cafe

    Second Thursday of month 12pm to 1.30pm | Free

    Lunch, social and music for people living with dementia and thier carers and family members. Free to attend but attendees have to pay for any food or drink they consume from the cafe at the site.

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    Connect Toy Library

    Second Wednesday of month 10am-12pm | Free

    Aimed at parents /carers of a child or young person with Special Educational Needs and/or disability aged 0-25 years.

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