Donate to support the work of the Waterways Chaplains

Thank you for considering to help support this voluntary work with those on our waterways.

Have a look below for ideas of how you could contribute towards this work. .

Online Banking

You can make single/monthly payments into our account through your own online banking.

Account Name: Workplace Matters *, Number: 63249573, Sort: 20-01-58, Reference: WWC

Please remember to send us your details by email or post so that we can acknowledge your kind gift.


Please make cheques payable to Workplace Matters *” and send to:

Waterways Chaplains, c/o Holywell Lodge, 41, Holywell Hill, St Albans, AL1 1HE

Don’t forget to include your address/email  so we can acknowledge your kind gift.

Direct Debit
We are happy to receive regular gifts by Direct Debit.  If you would like to give in this way, please  set this up directly with your own bank and then notify us of how you would like the funds distributed e.g. to a specific area of canal, hardship fund etc.

Credit Card
We can receive gifts by credit card. Please contact the office, 01727 818144, who will let you have the relevant details.

Examples  of support for boaters

Bag of coal (£10)
Call out for engineer on retainer from River Canal Rescue (£40)
Batteries (£100)
Support/ intermediary through dealings with Authorities e.g. CaRT, Local Councils, benefit claims
Coffee and a chat
Help with laundry
Sleeping bags
Funeral Services
Administration help e.g. cruising logs, printing out claim forms, draft letters


*Workplace Matters logo 

Workplace Matters is the working name of Ecumenical Partnership Initiatives Co Ltd by Guarantee No 6951383. Reg Charity No 1132125. Registered Head Office: 41 Holywell Hill, St Albans, Herts, AL1 1HE.

The Waterways Chaplaincy has been born out of the work and dedication of Workplace Matters, and currently all administration is supported by them but donations marked for the work of the Waterways Chaplaincy (WWC) will be used for the Waterways Chaplaincy.