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A registered charity for the people of Scilly

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We are a registered charity fundraising to build and equip a place for the people of the Isles of Scilly to stay in times of need, when undergoing mainland medical treatment.

When islanders or visitors require medical care on the mainland, they may need a place to stay during prolonged outpatient treatment, or their family, friends, or carer may need a place to stay to accompany them.

The need for islanders to pay for hotels, guesthouses or B&B accommodation impacts family life, finances and general wellbeing at a time when stability is needed most. In any case, during Cornwall’s main tourist season, accommodation can be impossible to find.

For some islanders, this has meant extended stays in costly guest accommodation, lengthy time on friends’ sofas, or even the prospect of not being able to be by their loved ones’ side when they need it most.

Island Haven will fundraise to acquire and equip a property on the mainland that can be a “home from home” for islanders, providing much-needed accommodation.

The Island Haven (Treliske) is a Registered Charity with the Charity Commission (Charity Number 1187928)

How you can help


Donate using the form above or send a cheque payable to ‘Island Haven’ to: c/o Treasurer David Grottick, Burgundy House, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0JX



We’re all volunteers, and we’d love to hear from you if you can help make The Island Haven a reality – whether through skills and expertise or perhaps helping with fundraising

Collection Box

If you run a business on the islands, would you consider having an Island Haven collection box? Get in touch using the form below and we’ll send you a starter pack


Tell Your Story

If you’ve struggled finding mainland accommodation when you or a loved one needed medical attention, your story could help us demonstrate why The Island Haven is needed

Our Supporters

We’re immensely grateful for the support of the businesses listed below.

If your business can help support our work, whether through monetary donations, or perhaps a donation of staff time or skills, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us using the form below.

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