The Time Credits

30 January 2019 Posted by

The Time Credits programme is commissioned by the Council and Community Safety Partnership and run by time-banking charity Tempo and is aimed at people with complex needs, including those with experience of homelessness; drugs and alcohol problems, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

 

 

BBC Radio Cornwall recently visited residents and volunteers at Cosgarne Hall who have been earning and spending Time Credits:

     “I’ve been [earning Time Credits ] doing beach cleans and litter in St Austell and it not only benefits us but also benefits everyone else in the community.” – John Fisher, Time Credit Member

     “There’ve been lots of times that I’ve seen shows advertised that I would’ve liked to go and see, and now, with Time Credits they are available and it is possible to go.”  – John Fisher, Time Credit Member

To hear the full story of how the Time Credits currency is helping individuals and services, listen to the BBC Radio Cornwall interview here

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Simon, Research & Information Officer, Amethyst, Community Safety Team

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