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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.

Liverpool City Region Race Equality Programme

  • The World Reimagined - 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 through the creation of a trail of artistic globes that tell the story and history from a local perspective
  • Different Voice, Shared Lives - creative collaboration from Writing on the Wall, with St Helens and other Liverpool City Region Library Services, to develop and showcase writing talent from the region's Black, Asian, Irish, Gypsy, Roma, Traveller, and other racial minority communities.

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.