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Our partners

We are proud to work in partnership with:

Citizens Advice Bureau


Charity providing fee information and advice

Colchester Credit Union


Organisation providing affordable credit to members

Colchester Women's Refuge


Emergency accommodation and support for those suffering domestic violence

Colchester Youth Awards


Annual awards to celebrate the achievements of people between the ages of 11 and 25 living, working or studying in the borough of Colchester

Colchester Food Bank


Organisation distributing donated food and essentials to those in need

Open Road


Charity providing support for those affected by drugs and alcohol

Catch 22


Social enterprise supporting people with chaotic lives

Age UK


Charity providing services and support for older people



Suffolk and Essex mediation service

One Support


Provider of support and care for older people

Swan Housing


Housing organisation providing Extra Care for older people

Help for Heroes


UK military charity

Colchester Borough Council


Our parent organisation

Essex County Council


Local authority covering Essex area

University of Essex


Colchester-based higher education institution

Greater Haven Gateway


East of England local authority partnership

Colchester Garrison


British Army garrison

Essex Police


Local police authority

Suffolk Education Business Partnership


Charity working to facilitate high quality work related learning experiences for young people

Troubled Families


Multi-agency project to support troubled families

South Essex Homes


Southend-based housing provider

Colne housing


Colchester-based housing association



Project offering small business in the East of England the opportunity to upskill, diversify and benefit from environmental initiatives

Willowbrook Primary School


Colchester primary school


We are members of:

National Federation of ALMOs


Trade body for arms length management organisations

Essex Safeguarding Board


Organisation which brings together agencies to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people

e² Consortium


Regional consortium of housing providers whose aim is to build strong and sustainable communities through housing and community facilities. The lead organisation is Orwell Housing Association and other members are Saffron Housing Trust, Havebury Housing Partnership, Freebridge Community Housing Trust, Greenfields Community Housing and Colchester Borough Homes

Gateway to Homechoice


Choice based lettings scheme run by the Greater Haven Gateway

Housing Quality Network


Organisation providing information and training for the housing sector



National housing benchmarking organisation



Chartered Institute of Housing antisocial behaviour charter

Social Landlords Crime and Nuisance Group


National housing based organisation specialising in delivering effective solutions to anti-social behaviour

Housing Diversity Network mentoring programme


Staff mentoring programme aimed at promoting equality and empowerment in the housing sector

Colchester Association of Social Landlords


Forum for local housing providers

Promote Colchester


Strategic partnership for local development. The lead organisation is Colchester Community Voluntary Services and members include Essex County Council, Colchester Institute, Colchester Borough Council, Essex County Fire & Rescue Service, Anglian Community Enterprise and Colchester Garrison.

Colchester Housing Intervention Project


Partnership to improve life chances through housing

Colchester Works!


Local organisations working together to promote training and employment

The Best of Colchester


Organisation promoting local businesses