Community Groups

The Veterans Hub

Bringing veterans and their families together within the local community and providing peer support for those that need it the most.


Island Community Action

Island Community Action (ICA) is a local charity based on Portland, Dorset. Since 1999 we have been helping local communities through services and activities that achieve one or more of the following goals:

  • Tackle deprivation and improve mental, physical and social wellbeing, including reducing isolation and loneliness
  • Support people to live happier, healthier and more independent lives
  • Increase life chances and quality of life through ‘hands on’ experiences, learning and training
  • Support those wishing to volunteer or offer volunteer roles
  • Inspire and support collaborative working
  • Contribute towards local regeneration.


Live Well Dorset

Finding an activity you love is much easier than you think. Explore some of the best activity classes near you and discover your new passion with Live Well Dorset.

Telephone: 0800 8401628



Osprey Leisure Centre

Osprey Leisure Centre is based on Portland and primarily serves the Weymouth and Portland community and south Dorset in general. It is often regarded as the gateway to leisure activities in the area. It is one of the first or last places to visit upon crossing the causeway. This road link and Chesil Beach itself are two wonderful creations of nature not to be missed.


The Park Area Community Centre

A vibrant and welcoming community centre offers something for everyone, from sports and exercise to workshops and community activities.

Telephone: 01305 839579



Dorset Council

Find information about the local support available in your community.