Organisation Directory

Organization Name Organisation Description Categories of Work Who Do They Work With?
HALTON & ST HELENS VCA Employment and training 
Visual Impairment Group - St Helens Supporting Voluntary and community organisations, Social services
Your Housing Group

- We will Deliver maximum social impact in areas where we work ensuring the economic and social opportunities arising from, our activities are accessible to the diverse communities who live there.

- We are committed to employing a diverse staff to developing their career potential so that they are top class at what they do

- We will encourage innovation and deliver the best services for residents and service users.

- We are driven by quality of outcome.

- We do what we say we will do.

- We will pursue business development opportunities where these fit with our values and can increase the resources available to support our social objectives.

- We will in our work seek to minimise the adverse impact and maximise the positve impact on the environment.

Housing, Law, crime, human/civil rights and information, Social services Children (0 -12), Families / single parents, Homeless people, Looked after children, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Your Housing Group

- We will Deliver maximum social impact in areas where we work ensuring the economic and social opportunities arising from, our activities are accessible to the diverse communities who live there.

- We are committed to employing a diverse staff to developing their career potential so that they are top class at what they do

- We will encourage innovation and deliver the best services for residents and service users.

- We are driven by quality of outcome.

- We do what we say we will do.

- We will pursue business development opportunities where these fit with our values and can increase the resources available to support our social objectives.

- We will in our work seek to minimise the adverse impact and maximise the positve impact on the environment.

Housing, Law, crime, human/civil rights and information, Social services Children (0 -12), Families / single parents, Homeless people, Looked after children, Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
St Helens Bereavement Service

Provides confidential counselling and befriending service to the bereaved, offering practical emotional social support to ease and facilitate their grief.

Health, Social services Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with mental health problems, Women
St Helens Carers Centre
Chamber Ltd - St Helens

To support our members and enhance the economic success of St Helens Businesses and people

Employment and training, Environment Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with mental health problems, Tenants and residents, Women
St Helens Community Tranport C.I.C

St. Helens Community Transport operates across the whole of the St. Helens area.
We utilise existing and new resources to provide transport to meet unmet needs and improve and increase the travel horizons of local communities and groups.
Community Transport schemes operate passenger carrying vehicles under Section 19 of the Transport Act.
Section 19 Permits allow organisations to operate vehicles for the following uses:
Education & Training; Religion; Social welfare; Recreation; or Other activities of benefit to the community such as links to work and food
A charge can be made for the use of the vehicle; however this must be on a non-profit making basis to cover the cost of vehicles, maintenance, drivers, fuel, etc.
The only other regulations are that vehicles must be safe, legal, fit for the purpose intended and inspected to PSV standards.
There are many different groups of people in St. Helens that we feel will benefit from membership of St. Helens Community Transport, which is free: Community Groups; (any constituted body) Tenants & Residents Associations; Churches & Religious Groups; Local Charities & Voluntary Sector groups; Clubs, societies and other membership organisations.
It’s simple, if you need transport for almost any reason we can help, and with the support of the other community transport operators on Merseyside we are big enough to cope with just about anything.
Membership of St. Helens Community Transport is free to any group in St. Helens who feel that they may have transport needs that are not being met by existing provision, just give us a call.
If your interested speak to Mark Arnold the Chief Exec of St. Helens Community Transport, or invite him to speak to your group, he is here to help.
As well as providing accessible and affordable transport solutions to groups in St. Helens we can offer volunteering opportunities and the ability to access training.
If you or your group are interested in getting a MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) Certificate we can organise that (standard or accessible). We also train MPV Drivers to full certification and PATS (Passenger Assistant Training Scheme).
We also have opportunities for anyone interested in volunteering whether that is driving or administration. If you are 21 or older and have a full driving licence issued prior to 1997 you could become one of our volunteer drivers

Education and research, Employment and training, Health, Transport Black and minority ethnic people, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Faith communities, Families / single parents, Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people, Homeless people, Looked after children, Men, Offenders / ex-offenders, Older people (over 65 years of age), People with learning disabilities, People with mental health problems,
Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly is a national charity (founded in 1965) which helps relieve loneliness by arranging free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties. One Sunday a month each older guest is collected by a volunteer driver and taken to a volunteer host’s home where they join a small group for tea, friendship and conversation.
The group of 6 to 10 older guests and their volunteer drivers are welcomed by volunteer hosts who give afternoon tea in their home once or twice a year.

Law, crime, human/civil rights and information Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Women
Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly is a national charity (founded in 1965) which helps relieve loneliness by arranging free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties. One Sunday a month each older guest is collected by a volunteer driver and taken to a volunteer host’s home where they join a small group for tea, friendship and conversation.
The group of 6 to 10 older guests and their volunteer drivers are welcomed by volunteer hosts who give afternoon tea in their home once or twice a year.

Law, crime, human/civil rights and information Men, Older people (over 65 years of age), Women

Get In Touch

Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road
Widnes
WA8 6DB

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

Email: info@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

About

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.