Group 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.

  • Runcorn, WA7 1AH

    Hazlehurst Studios is a creative hub situated in the heart of Runcorn. We offer an affordable and like- minded environment for artists and makers in Halton.  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation

    Works with
    All

  • St Helens, WA10 1TF
  • St Helens, WA9 2NH
  • St Helens, WA10 1DD

    Founded in 2014, Heart of Glass is funded as a national agency for community arts-based practice, recognising the value of our work in the wider region and on the national and international stage. We believe that art has the power to bring us together and create change, for the people of our community, and the place we call home. We unlock…  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation

    Works with
    All

  • Widnes, WA8 4NR

    HEARTS provide training and workshops to engage young people in all forms of theatre work - acting, dancing, singing and stagecraft which helps to keep them away from anti-social behaviour and promotes their self-esteem and increases their confidence.  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation

  • St Helens, WA11 9HZ

    To help all sick and disabled children, 0 to 16 years of age in the local areas. We have dances, outside events, coffee mornings and fashion shows.  See more >>

    Works in
    Economic, social and community development, Health, Social services

    Works with
    Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Families / single parents

  • St Helens, WA10 4QX

    The St Helens Historical Society meets every month in the Friends Meeting House WA10 1AJ and is open to all, attracting audiences which include visitors, newcomers, members and friends. They support the Hertitage Network, mounting exibitions and research.  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Education and research

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    All

  • St Helens, WA10 1HP

    A not-for-profit organisation run by St Helens Council aiming to provide guidance and assistance carrying out whatever repairs, improvements or adaptations necessary to help people live independently at home in comfort and safety. Care & Repair - practical help and advice with benefit checks & home maintenance. Handy person Service –…  See more >>

    Works in
    Health, Housing

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    All

  • St Helens, WA10 1SA

    We are a charity that raises money to help grant wishes to adults aged 40+ suffering from cancer and other life threatening illnesses. We support people throughout Northwest of England although our only base is in St Helens. We are the only charity to grant wishes to this age group. Money is raised through our charity shop - we mainly sell good…  See more >>

    Works in
    Health

    Works with
    Carers, People with mental health problems, Unemployed people

  • St Helens, WA10 2DT

    The principal aim of the Hope Centre - St Helens is to improve the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the borough of St Helens.  To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing people from becoming socially excluded, relieving the needs of those people who are socially excluded and assisting them to integrate into…  See more >>

    Works in
    Economic, social and community development, Employment and training, Health

    Works with
    All, Families / single parents, Homeless people, Substance users / those with addiction problems, Unemployed people

  • St Helens, WA10 4JQ

    To relieve the mental, spiritual and physical distress of persons suffering from bereavement and to educate and promote awareness within the community of the nature of grieving and bereavement, through establishing a service to provide advice, counselling, emotional support and practical help. Services offered are one to one counselling,…  See more >>

    Works in
    Economic, social and community development, Education and research, Health

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    All

  • Widnes, WA8 4HQ

    A community group based at the Joint Anglican and Roman Catholic Parish of St Basil and All Saints. We aim to involve the community in creative projects and social events. Everyone welcome. Affliated to 'Gift of Life for Zambia' supporting children and adults with HIV/AIDS.  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation

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    All

  • St Helens, WA9 2NH
  • Liverpool, L1 4HY

    John Moores Foundation is a registered charity, established in 1964, that gives money to charitable community organisations. We focus on funding projects based in Merseyside (including Skelmersdale, Halton, and Ellesmere Port) and Northern Ireland. We aim to enable people who face barriers, as a result of social, educational, physical, economic…  See more >>

    Works in
    Supporting Voluntary and community organisations

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    All

  • Widnes, WA8 9DT

    Just Bee You (Northwest) is a community Interest Company delivering emotional support and wellbeing awareness to children and adults in order to help them recognise and deal with emotions and create a personal toolkit to enable them to support themselves and become calm and confident. Our sessions can be delivered on a 1-1 basis or for families,…  See more >>

    Works in
    Economic, social and community development, Education and research, Health

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    All

  • Liverpool, L1 0AH

    Our Vision: A world with young people at the heart of vibrant communities. Our Mission: • Supporting young people to build positive relationships with themselves and others. • Expert staff demonstrating the impact young people can have on the world. • Collaborative approach – sharing our learnings and best practice. Elements of…  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Economic, social and community development, Social services

    Works with
    Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, Young people (aged 13-25)

  • Runcorn, WA7 5RE

    To promote the relief of all persons in the Borough of Halton and surrounding areas who have suffered a stroke and their dependants and carers, particularly by the provision of social, recreational and therapeutic activities with the object of improving their conditions of life. We raise funds to help stroke survivors to reintegrate into their…  See more >>

    Works in
    Health, Social services

    Works with
    Carers, Disabled people, Older people (over 65 years of age)

  • St Helens, WA11 7EQ
  • St Helens, WA9 4DE
  • Widnes, WA8 6DA
  • St Helens, WA10 1GQUQ

    We provide a community based and volunteer run community cinema to screen international and independent films, we also provide a venue for community groups to hire for the screening of films and other art based activities.  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation

    Works with
    Carers, Children (0 -12), People with mental health problems

  • Prescot, L34 1LA

    M.A.L.S. Merseyside is a local charity whose purpose is "To be the training provider of choice". In pursuing our mission we will deliver value to the Local Education Authority through a flexible and consultative approach. To reduce crime and create a safer community. To our young people by respecting their individual needs and…  See more >>

    Works in
    Economic, social and community development, Education and research, Employment and training, Law, crime, human/civil rights and information

    Works with
    Offenders / ex-offenders, Victims / survivors of crime, Young people (aged 13-25)

  • St Helens, WA10 6BJ

    The objects of the Company are "to carry out activities which benefit the community and in particular (without limitation) to children, young people and adults who face multiple barriers in progressing and achieving in society." We do this by providing bespoke coaching, mentoring and training programmes for individuals, groups, clubs…  See more >>

    Works in
    Economic, social and community development, Employment and training, Supporting Voluntary and community organisations

    Works with
    Men, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)

  • St Helens, WA10 2JZ

    To improve services for those who support a friend or relative through mental distress in St. Helens. We inform, support and involve all carers.  See more >>

    Works in
    Health

    Works with
    Carers, Families / single parents

  • Widnes, WA8 0SL

    The MGET has been set up to monitor and manage the environmental disciplines associated with the Mersey Gateway Project. The Trust vision is to promote for the benefit of the public the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment of the Upper Mersey Estuary and related areas. This includes the ability for the…  See more >>

    Works in
    Education and research, Environment

    Works with
    Children (0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25)

  • Liverpool, L69 7ZT

    The trust exits to raise awareness of environmental issues through promoting open discussion of global and local concerns, stimulating enquiry and debate through our unique position as a politically charitable body. We provide a programme of small grants to local voluntary organisations carrying out practical work on the Merseyside environment…  See more >>

    Works in
    Education and research, Environment

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    All

  • Newton le Willows, WA12 9EU

    To support older people living with mild- moderate dementia with all aspects of dauly living skills including community actives Supporting Tenents/Service Users in accessing outside activities and indoor activities ie: crafts, quiz's etc. Advocacy working and Fundraising  See more >>

    Works in
    Law, crime, human/civil rights and information

    Works with
    Older people (over 65 years of age)

  • Frodsham, WA6 7BB

    To improve the quality of life for older people, inspired by Christian concern. Providing high quality, person centered care and support to older people who require nursing and specialist dementia care.  See more >>

    Works in
    Health

    Works with
    Older people (over 65 years of age), People with mental health problems

  • St Helens, WA9 1BU
  • Widnes, WA8 6AD

    Mind Halton provide a range of services that aim to support people whose lives are affected by poor mental health that will enable the person to take control of their lives and as such provide a newly designed day service called Mind Halton Community Support Project and Counselling Project called Jigsaw. The Counselling Service aims…  See more >>

    Works in
    Health

    Works with
    People with mental health problems

  • Liverpool, L2 8TZ

    Mission in the Economy (MitE) is an ecumenical Christian charity whch provides chaplaincy services in the workplace to business, public and voluntary communities. MitE Chaplains come alongside people in their place of work, providing a friendly listening ear to people of all faiths and none. As an independent presence in the workplace MitE…  See more >>

    Works in
    Religion

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    All

  • Liverpool, L19 2QR

    To improve the quality of life for the people of Merseyside through sport and physical activity.  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Education and research, Employment and training, Health, Supporting Voluntary and community organisations

    Works with
    All

  • Runcorn, WA7 6JW

    Many new activities have started at the Centre which you can come and join, activities such as 'Bounceback' which is exercise on trampets, Yoga and Pilates. First steps courses are starting soon and they include; Digital Photography, Dress Making, Making  See more >>

  • Newton le Willows, WA12 8EX

    Newton Family and Community Centre is situated in an area of high deprivation and unemployment and the primary aims of the Association are to: - •Improve the quality of life for the residents of Newton-le-Willows •Provide services and resources that will support the area and individuals. •Develop a community spirit & responsibility by…  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Education and research, Employment and training, Health, Social services

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    All

  • St. Helens, WA95EJ

    Everybody has a story as to how they got here. We are members of a club that probably nobody wants to be in, I don’t want to be in it, but here I am at the front of the coal face chipping away, or in some hole keep looking up wishing that someone would pull me out. I am in that hole and have been for what seems like forever we / I can’t get out…  See more >>

    Works in
    Health

    Works with
    All

  • Runcorn, WA7 1DF

    We offer counselling and support to people living with HIV and their families. We offer a drop in facility where people can come to obtain a free home test kit and pick up information on living with HIV. We offer a number of activities such as crafting, coffee mornings, Meditation classes and charity events that people can become involved in.  See more >>

    Works in
    Health

    Works with
    Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people, Men, Women

  • Runcorn, WA7 1SX

    Norton Priory is the most excavated monastic site in Europe. Boasting the ruins of an Abbey, 12th century undercroft and an 18th century Walled Garden, it is located within an oasis of tranquil woodland and wildflower meadows. The new museum displays thousands of artefacts from Norton’s 900 year history including the internationally significant…  See more >>

    Works in
    Arts, culture, sport and recreation

    Works with
    Children (0 -12)

  • St.Helens, WA11 7EY

    We run an Arabic community cafe to provide asylum seekers and refugees with a place to train and gain qualifications whilst integrating with the local community.  See more >>

    Works in
    Economic, social and community development

    Works with
    Black and minority ethnic people