Volunteers Week 2021 - Final Thoughts and Thanks

Thanks to everyone who shared their thank you videos and messages with us, we have loved watching and reading them all. In the video below the High Sheriff of Merseyside talks about the importance of volunteers and what it means to him and our CEO Sally Yeoman concludes with a very warm thanks from us all here at Halton & St Helens VCA

If you would like  to find out more about volunteering or if you have any volunteer roles, then the link below will take you to our dedicated volunteer portal where you can register all of your volunteer roles or register to volunteer and find a new volunteer role for you:




(COVID-19) Coronavirus restrictions: what you can and cannot do

19th July: What’s changed

Some of the rules on what you can and cannot changed on 19th July. However, some restrictions remain in place. 

You can read the ‘COVID-19 Response - Summer 2021’ for more information on the roadmap out of lockdown in England. It is underpinned by law.

Latest Government Guidance on Coronavirus restrictions: what you can and cannot do 


Coronavirus Vaccines – Frequently Asked Questions

 COVID-19: Latest Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities updated 17 May 2021 



If you have PPE requirements, please contact us.


Until further notice Halton and St Helens VCA will be managing their work as follows:


If you need a contact for our volunteering portal and volunteering across both Boroughs it’s Claire Redford-Kerr  credford-kerr@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

If you need a contact for the Covid-19 response in St Helens it’s Annie Lawrenson alawrenson@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

If you need a contact for the Covid-19 response in Halton it’s Matthew Roberts Mroberts@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

You can also contact Sally Yeoman our Chief Officer for issues in both Boroughs. She will also be picking up LCR work with VS6 colleagues syeoman@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

For comms/website and information queries contact dmorris@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk  ldaffern@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

Our phones will be redirected and you will be able to contact us by using our usual numbers 01744 457100 / 01928 592405

Trustee Vacancies at Halton and St Helens VCA

If you're passionate about supporting #Halton & #StHelens #VCSE sector, have strategic vision, the ability to think creatively, good judgement and a willingness to speak your mind, we're looking for at least three new trustees to join our Board. We are particularly keen to hear from our members and/or anyone with a financial background.  For more information about the trustee role click here



VCA have produced a handy sheet for groups to use to start to plan what you might do next. If your organisation needs help or support with your plans please continue to let us know, click here to access the handy sheet for groups.  Click here to find out what you can and cannot do and Click here to visit our webpage on recovery and resilience for useful guidance. Click here to find general information that will help your organisation through the Covid-19 Crisis 

Click here to find out how Halton Borough Council can support you during COVID-19

Click here to find out how St Helens Council can support you during COVID-19 


Click here for information relating to engaging volunteers or becoming a volunteer in Halton or St Helens







If you live in Halton and St Helens and need some support please click on the links below for more information

Click here to see the Service Status for Halton Groups (updated regularly)

Click here to see the Service Status for St Helens Groups (updated regularly)






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Get In Touch

Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road

St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
2nd Floor Beacon Building
College Street
St Helens
WA10 1TF

Email: info@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk


Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.