Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, throughout the past year, some of the information provided in the Gateway website may be outdated or changed. We are trying to resolve this for all organisations; apologies if you have been affected.

How can I connect and participate within my local community?

The Wellbeing Project provides a range of activities for anyone who would like to learn new skills, meet new friends and find out about how to improve their general wellbeing. Past activities have included poetry and creative writing, drama, arts/crafts, film groups, learning a new instrument and movies to name just a few, and all activities are delivered in a safe and friendly environment where you can have fun and make new friends.

St Helens CEN is an independent community network that champions community participation and involvement in local decision making. They support the development of new community groups, community projects and the development of active citizenship among neighbourhoods and communities across the St Helens borough.

The Rotary Club of St Helens is a local group of people who volunteer their time and meet up on a regular basis to help organise events and projects that help the local community.

St Helens Chat and St Helens Now are online communities for people to come together and talk about local history, sport and St Helens in general.

Specific areas
The Avenues TRA is a tenants and residents association operating in the Derbyshire Hill area of Parr. The association runs the Moss Lodge Community Project which has seen the transformation of a former haulage yard into a thriving community garden.