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Race and ethnicity

This page contains information on council services and community support for people from different racial and ethnic minority backgrounds in St Helens Borough.

Council services

Report hate incidents to Stop Hate UK, the independent charity that runs a 24/7 confidential helpline for all victims of hate crime, on 0800 138 1625.

  • Welcome to St Helens is a video animation capturing the voices and stories of some of the borough's black community, commissioned by St Helens Borough Council's Library Service and developed by local creative artist and performer Alexis Maxwell.
  • The World Reimagined is an art education project in St Helens and across the Liverpool City Region to transform how we understand the transatlantic slave trade and its impact, it's legacy. Take the transformative Journey of Discovery - The World Reimagined 

Community support

  • St Helens BAME Community Development - providing support and assistance to members of the Black, Asian, and other Minority Ethnic communities to access mainstream mental health and social care services.
  • Liverpool City Region Race Equality Hub - providing career opportunities for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities and individuals, and supporting the development of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic businesses across the Liverpool City Region, including St Helens Borough.