Case Studies

We think one of the best ways to share our work is through the stories and voices of the people and organisations we work with. Here is a selection of case studies from all areas of our work. They demonstrate how effective Time Credits are – and how, when we work together, people are the real changemakers.

Shelby Art - Michelle Williams

ShelbyArt Creative Mentoring: The Art of Confidence Building

People with low self esteem and physical or mental health difficulties are using their time to run workshops and research business ideas, says Shelby Art's organiser and mother of six, Michelle.

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Astley Walled Gardens

Astley Walled Gardens: Planting a Future for Lancashire's Gardeners

Volunteers literally reap the fruits of their labour each time they earn Time Credits for tending to and selling community garden produce to people in Lancashire.

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Women's aid

Joanne Simons: How the Domestic Abuse Survivor is Reclaiming Her Life

Whether the kids are at Ramps Skatepark or she's having her hair styled, Women's Aid volunteer Joanne grows confidence each time she spends and earns Time Credits.

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Peer support recovery group

CPSRG: Living Independently with Mental Health Issues

Time Credits are offering Chorley people with mental health problems the chance to become more independent – and, says one member, access to activities they may not be able to afford themselves.

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