Partnerships

Working together with other organisations has never been more important to the success and sustainability of community-based organisations, which is very much the case for ICA.

Below is a summary of the organisations we’re currently working with:

If you think you could benefit from working with ICA, please do contact us.

PARTNERNATURE OF PARTNERSHIP
Age UK DorchesterBenefits Advice Surgery and cross-referrals
ArtsreachB-side Festival promotion
Atlantic AcademyCollaborative events / activities and Growing Local stakeholder
CCG, NHS Foundation / Locality Team etcICA partner on the Portland Hospital & Healthcare Development Group and Growing Local stakeholder
Chemists, including BootsPrescriptions and COVID-19 support 
Community hospitals (Westhaven and Weymouth Referrals and COVID-19 support for those leaving hospitals
Domiciliary care providers  Cross-referrals
Dorset Citizen’s Advice Bureau Referrals and COVID-19 support
Dorset Community ActionAdvice and information sharing
Dorset Council – Adult Social Care  & Children’s ServicesAdvice, information sharing and cross-referrals
Dorset Council – OtherFunding, advice, information sharing and COVID-19 support
Dorset Fire & RescueAdvice, information sharing and cross-referrals
Eden PortlandCommunity consultation
Fancy’s FarmShared resources
Friends of Victoria GardensEvents
Gracewell of WeymouthEvents
Housing & Care 21 (Foylebank Court)Lunch clubs and training kitchen 
Lantern TrustCross-referrals
Nothe Fort Events
Pengillys SolicitorsSponsorship and legal surgery
Portland Carers GroupAdvice, information sharing and cross-referrals
Portland ChurchesInformation sharing, referrals and COVID-19 support
Portland Community HospitalService support and cross-referrals
Portland Community Partnership (PCP)Information sharing
Portland Connect / TricuroCross-referrals
Portland FoodbankShared resources and cross-referrals 
Portland LibraryInformation sharing
Portland Permaculture GroupGrowing Local stakeholder
Portland Resilience Committee ICA lead partner – group coordinates COVID-19 response
Island & Royal Manor of Portland Rotary Funding and events
Portland Town CouncilFunding, collaborative projects, information sharing and shared resources, representation on PTC’s Environment Committee and Growing Local stakeholder
Public Health DorsetICA member of Dorset Health & Wellbeing Board and Growing Local stakeholder
Royal Manor Health CentreData sharing, cross-referrals, volunteer recruitment, COVID-19 and Growing Local stakeholder
St. George’s Primary SchoolShared resources and collaborative events
VenuesC2000, Easton Methodist Church, Lobster Pot, Royal Manor Health Centre, St. George’s Centre, St. John’s Hall, Wellworthys Sports & Social Club and YMCA
Voluntary Sector groupsShared resources, volunteer recruitment / training and collaborative events
Volunteer Centre DorsetAdvice, information sharing, DBS checks and general support (including VC Connect)
Wessex OrienteeringWalking / orienteering activities
Wyke Regis / Lanehouse Medical PracticeCross-referrals and volunteer recruitment