Help Centre was founded 29 years ago. We aim to provide
local people with a service which supports and complements existing
statutory and voluntary organisations in the area.
Our address is:
Help Centre, Stella Peskett Millennium Hall, Mights Road, Southwold
answering machine is responded to daily so, if no one is in the
office, please leave a message and we'll get back to you as soon
Open Mondays and Thursdays 9 am to 12
noon and 1pm to 3 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 am to 12 noon
to email, click here
At our 2015 AGM on 30 May 2015, it was proposed that our charity be reconstituted.
CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION (CIO). The proposal was passed.
You can read
the draft constitution HERE
Spring 2016: Tricia Scott receives a cheque for £1,750 for VHC, raised by Saint Felix School during their annual St Felix Day celebrations on 8th March. On the left Miss Fran D’Alcorn, Head of School and, on the right Mrs. Chantelle Gallagher, Director of Sport and Activities.
Autumn 2015: Chris Verity receiving a cheque for £100 from Kelly Doy of the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society, as a result of their ‘Small Change Big Difference Week’ held in August. VHC was nominated as one of the three favourite charities in the town.
February 2015: Jan Wilkins,, left, and Carol Horton of the VHC receive a cheque for £500 from a representative of the Southwold & District Rotary Club. The donation represented part of the money raised by the Southwold Christmas Day Swim.
Summer 2014: Tricia Scott receives a donation of £300 on behalf of VHC from The Norwich & Peterborough 'Charity Choice' campaign. The two other local winners, as voted by the community, were Kathy Ryan (second left) who received £500 for the Sole Bay Care Fund, and John Ridgway who collected £200 for the Railway Trust. Kayleigh Ablett, N & P Southwold Branch Manager is on the left. CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.
December 2013: VHC Chairman, Graham Scriven and Treasurer, Chris Verity (centre) receiving a cheque for £3,000 from a representative of Lloyds Bank.
Our charity had been awarded this
considerable sum from the bank's
Local bank staff had nominated four 'good causes' and the community were then asked to vote for the cause that mattered most to them. CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.
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