• Dream drone shot
  • Silver Jubilee Bridge

    photo cc-by-sa by Catherine Singleton (flickr.com/photos/s1ng0)



    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.

    About us Services Make a referral Join us

    Activities Directory

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



    Cheering people sillhouete graphic


    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.

    Find a group

    Recent Updates


    Shakespeare North Playhouse Is The Place To Be This June As Volunteers Week Is Celebrated Across The UK

    17 May 2024

      Pop along on Thursday 6th June between 11:00 – 3;00pm to explore all the wonderful volunteer opportunities on offer to the residents of Knowsley and St Helens, from up to 12 local clubs, charities, and arts organisations – there’s… more…
    Job Vacancy, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

    Positive Action Engagement Officer (two roles) - North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

    17 May 2024

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Positive Action Engagement Officers to join the Inclusion and Engagement Team and support positive action recruitment work within the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. The Positive Action… more…
    St Helens

    St Helens Older Persons Partnership Board

    15 May 2024

      What is a Partnership Board? A Partnership Board brings together different partners involved in the delivery of services for people over 55 and those with experience of using services. The purpose of the board is to strengthen joint… more…

    Recently added activities

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

    Find an activity

    Years Ahead Art Group

    Thursday 10am - 12pm | Paid

    £5 per session classes include Art, Crafts and Creative Writing Group for local adults.

    Read more

    The Three C's (Creative Community Crafters)

    Thursday 1.15pm - 3.15pm | Paid

    £3 per session, making cards and other crafts., New Members welcome in the Community Room, Windmill Hill Primary School, WA7 6QE - Term Time Only

    Read more

    Talk Through Music

    thursday 10am - 12pm | Paid

    Drop in sessions for adults who want to join a social music therapy group, no one judges and no commitment. Wicksten Drive Christian Centre, Wicksten Drive, Runcorn, WA7 4BH

    Read more