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
Atlantic AcademyCollaborative events / activities and Growing Local stakeholder
b-sideCollaborative projects and funding bids
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 PortlandCollaborative events, activities and consultation
EPIC Games DorsetCollaborative events
Friends of Victoria GardensCollaborative events
Housing & Care 21 (Foylebank Court)Lunch clubs and training kitchen 
Island & Royal Manor of Portland Rotary Funding and information sharing
Lantern TrustCross-referrals
Nothe Fort Collaborative events
Nottingham Trent UniversityCollaborative events, activities and consultation
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 is a lead partner – group coordinates COVID-19 response
Portland Town CouncilPortland Project co-funder, information and resource sharing, Growing Local stakeholder, ICA representative on PTC’s Environment Committee
Public Health DorsetGrowing Local stakeholder. ICA is also a member of the Dorset Health & Wellbeing Board
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
Volunteer Centre DorsetAdvice, information sharing, DBS checks and general support (including VC Connect)
Voluntary Sector groupsShared resources, volunteer recruitment / training and collaborative events
Wessex OrienteeringCollaborative walking / orienteering activities
Wyke Regis / Lanehouse Medical PracticeData sharing, cross-referrals and volunteer recruitment
ICA Partner List 2021-22