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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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    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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    Events, Refugee Week

    Refugee Week activities and events taking place in St Helens

    12 June 2024

    Refugee Week activities and events taking place in St Helens which will mark the celebration of the immense contributions that refugees and people seeking sanctuary make to the  borough and to the UK. It’s shaping up to be an amazing… more…
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    Wonder In the Street - St Helens

    12 June 2024

      Wonder Arts would like to invite you to "Wonder In the Street"; a free event for families coming to Church Square, St Helens on Saturday 22nd June. The local charity is delighted to present a whole day of eco-themed shows and… more…
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    Sahir Recruitment

    11 June 2024

      With a rich history of providing practical and emotional support to LGBTQ+ individuals and those affected by HIV, Sahir House is at the forefront of combatting injustice and promoting equality. Join them and be part of a dynamic team… more…

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    Community Cafe

    Everty Wednesday 9.30am to 12pm | Free

    Come grab a cooked breakfast, a hot drink, or a slice of cake.

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    Grab 'n' Go

    Every Wednesday | Free

    Free food available every Wednesday, 9.30am to 11.30am. Fruit, vegetables and bread products donated from local Co-op and Marks & Spencer stores. As these are donations there will be a weekly variation in what is available

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    Parent Carer Coffee Event

    Twice a month - one Friday morning, one Tuesday evening. Term-time only | Free

    This is an informal drop-in event ran by parent carers for parent carers of children aged 0-25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). We meet to support each other and to share our experiences and views of local education, health and social care services - what is working well…

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