At Timebanking UK, we value collaboration highly – after all, sharing knowledge and skills is what we’re all about. And we’re proud to have worked together with some of the key names in the UK’s charity, public and private sectors. Click on the titles to read more about each project.

If you’d like to know more or are interested in working with Timebanking UK on a project, please get in touch.

Projects Timeline

2015: A first step for jobseekers
Front door and sign for a Job Centre Plus building.

The Department of Work and Pensions supports Timebanking UK, recognising that timebanking can be a powerful first step for unemployed people who find it hard to engage in training or formal volunteering. Every Job Centre Plus in the UK received a Notification of Change in 2015 to allow timebanking hours…
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2012-2013: Keeping older people independent
2012-2013: Keeping older people independent

The Department of Health funded a two-year project working with Timebanking UK in 14 areas to enable older people to maintain independence in their own homes. The project involved 92 GPs, with 1,661 older people exchanging 28,000 hours.

2007-2010: Involving veterans in their communities

A three-year project with the Royal British Legion used timebanking to support families of former and current military personnel to support them to become more involved in the community. TBUK met all the targets in this project, which involved 11 sites, and 2,198 people exchanging over 30,000 hours.

2009-2010: Supporting excluded young people

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation awarded TBUK a two-year grant, targeted at young people who were excluded, or at risk of being excluded from school or college. TBUK worked with Simon Ghartey of Progress to establish the Eco-Stars Time Bank with young people from Brixton. Eco-Stars developed community gardens with youth…
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