St Helena Hospice – Support for Incurable Illness and Bereavement

St Helena Hospice offer a range of services for individuals and families.  These include:

Day therapies

Day therapies are for individuals facing incurable illness. It includes one to one support and group sessions.

Family support

St Helena Hospice support the families, friends and carers of local people who face incurable illness.

Hospice in the home

The hospice staff can visit and support people in their homes. They offer individual care and total support, regardless of diagnosis or personal circumstances across North Essex.


SinglePoint is a 24/7 telephone advice line available for individuals facing incurable illness, their families, friends and carers. You can call SinglePoint on 01206 890360 to refer into any St Helena service or to call for help, information or for support to coordinate other health and social care services.

The Hospice

The Hospice supports people in North Essex who have complex care needs that cannot be managed at home. They provide individual care and total support within their beds for people aged over 18 with complex needs due to advanced, progressive or incurable illness.

Complementary therapies

They also provide a wide range of complementary therapies to help patients, their families and carers who are facing stress and anxiety because of their illness and diagnosis.

How the service is accessed

St Helena Hospice services are accessed by referral through SinglePoint; referral can be made via any health and social care professional or by self-referral.

Operational locations

  • Colchester
  • Tendring


Inpatient Unit, SinglePoint and Joan Tomkins Centre
Barncroft Close