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A registered charity for the people of Scilly

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We are The Island Haven – a registered charity for the people and visitors of the Isles of Scilly, fundraising to build and equip a place to stay in times of need.

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)

Gift Aid Declaration

If you are a donor to The Island Haven, you can boost your donations by 25% at no cost to you.

Download our Gift Aid declaration below, or donate using our electronic donations system above.

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



Give your time. You may be able to help us make the Island Haven a reality with some expertise, or help with a charity collection. Use the form below to get in touch

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

We’re looking for people willing to share their own story of needing medical care on the mainland and the impact this had on them. Get in touch using the form below.

Our Supporters

We wish to gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organisations, who have given their time, services or financial support to the Island Haven project.

If your company wishes to support us, please get in touch below.

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