Member Tools

Helpful Links

Co-Production Scorecard 1, Co-Production Scorecard 2 -These checklists are for social service organizations. Are you walking the talk?

Skills Checklist – You can use this list to help people identify skills they have and need.

Dane County Flowchart – A flowchart showing how a large TimeBank could work. Courtesy of Dane County TimeBank in Wisconsin, which has over 1300 members as of 9/09.

hOurworld — official website of hOurworld

TimeBanks USA — official website of TimeBanks USA, Washington DC

Dane County TimeBank — official website of the Dane County TimeBank of Wisconsin

Portland Hour Exchange – official website of the Portland Hour Exchange of Maine

New Economics Foundation -official website of the New Economics Foundation of the United Kingdom

TimeBanks United Kingdom – official website of the TimeBanks of the United Kingdom


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Documents and Reports

Pontiac SUN TimeBank 2019 Program Evaluation

Your Money or Your Life: Time for Both – Martin Simon – Freedom Favours 2010
Martin Simon is Founding Advisor of Timebanking UK

MI Alliance of TimeBanks – 2015 Year in Review

Highlights from the linkAges Community Evaluation – 2016
Sutter Health – Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Developing Local Partners in Emergency Planning and Management
Lyttelton Time Bank as a Builder and Mobiliser of Resources during the Canterbury Earthquakes
Lucie K. Ozanne, University of Canterbury
Julie L. Ozanne, Virginia Tech

Both Borrowers and Lenders: Time Banks and the Aged in Japan
A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the Australian National University
Elizabeth J. Miller

Lehigh Valley Super Utilizer 2015 Report

The TimeBank Solution
Report from the Stanford Social Innovation Review

New Conversations about End-of-Life Care

“Bring & Fix” – see how they’re doing these events in London, England.

Rushey Green TimeBank Annual Report 2013-2014
2013-2014 Annual Report for the Rushey Green TimeBank

TimeBanking in Schools
Report on the use of TimeBanking in school community activities in Wales. Read the PDF here.

Launching TimeBanking in Faith Communities
Instructions for forming TimeBanks in the unique terrains of a churches.

Wales report on poverty and TimeBanking
New Report from Wales – Building Community Resilience with TimeBanking

Children and Youth Services Review
Time banking service exchange systems: A review of the research and policy and practice implications in support of youth in transition. Report by Michael B. Marks

SchooLets – An evaluation of the ippr project in its final year
United Kingdom report for the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr) about the achievements of the SchooLets project from 2003 to 2005, and in particular about the four schools that continued the project into the final year. SchooLets is a practice development project that aimed to give schools the encouragement, advice and support to start their own community currencies (Local Exchange Trading schemes (Lets) and TimeBanks).

Building Mutual Support & Social Capital in Retirement Communities
This viewpoint explores what it might mean to build ‘social capital’ in specialist housing for older people and the opportunities and obstacles to doing so. It presents and reflects on good practice examples which are
seeking to do this through volunteering, peer support, social enterprise and co-production.

Providing More for Less and Making an Ever-Improving Service
TimeBanking is helping to reverse the current scaling down of social capital and is creating new types of social networks that make it easy for people to come together to share their skills, reflect on issues of common concern and take action to improve things for each other and for the wider community.

How TimeBanking Can Deliver Against National Priorities
A report that lists how TimeBanks delivers results with indicators that relate to community empowerment and cohesion, volunteering, social care, health and well-being and worklessness.

Measuring the impact of TimeBanking on older adult members.
A February 2011 study by the Visiting Nurse Service of New York demonstrating that TimeBanks participants reported improvements in physical health, mental health, access to services, financial savings, trust of others, socialization, sense of belonging, support for aging in place and quality of life.

TimeBanking and Health: The Role of a Community Currency Organization in Enhancing Well-Being
January 2011 article published in Health Promotion Practice, (HPP) a peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal devoted to the practical application of health promotion and education. HPP focuses on critical and strategic information for professionals engaged in the practice of developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion and disease prevention programs.

The New Wealth of Time: How TimeBanking Helps People Build Better Public Services
The United Kingdom’s New Economics Foundation’s 2009 report showing how TimeBanking has dealt with a variety of social challenges including mental health, community development and regeneration, older people and health, young people, and criminal justice.

Community-Based Participatory Research Shows How a Community Initiative Creates Networks to Improve Well Being
A 2009 report from Lehigh Valley Community Exchange, a TimeBank housed in a hospital which focuses on health in the community, recently published in the American Journal for Preventive Medicine.

TimeBank – A Prospectus from the United Kingdom
Read about the work of a few of the many time banks that are already offering ways to support citizens to generate their own solutions through mutual aid.

Building Community With TimeBank hours – Annie E. Casey
A 2004 Making Connections report on Peer Technical Assistance in communities in Des Moines, Iowa; Indianapolis, Indiana; San Antonio, Texas; and Washington D.C.

The New Philanthropy – David Boyle
Read about how communities can come together to form coalitions for the causes they wish to support. Whether it’s cleaning up the neighborhood, stopping vandalism and crime, or helping people in need, “The New Philanthropy” demonstrates the way to do it.

Sustainability and Social Assets – David Boyle
Read about the potential of TimeBanks and Co-Production in this 2005 report.

Learning To Exchange Time: Benefits and Obstacles To TimeBanking

Read the findings from a qualitative study of TimeBank members from the first TimeBank in New Zealand.