If you are able to do some work, look for something to do from home and without set times of work so you can do it when you feel able.
- NEW WAYS TO WORK, 25 SHACKLEWELL LANE, LONDON, E8 2EZ Tel: 020 7503 3283 Website: www.new-ways.co.uk This charity promotes more practical ways of working such as job sharing.
- LETS (Local Exchange and Trading Schemes) Website: www.gmlets.u-net.com and Time Banks enable members to exchange skills using special local ‘currencies’. This may suit some people with M.E., as it is more flexible. To find out if a scheme exists in your local area contact TIME BANKS.
- TIME BANKS UK, C/O NEW ECONOMICS FOUNDATION, CINNAMON HOUSE, 6-8 COLE STREET, LONDON, SE1 4YH Tel: 020 7089 2849 Fax: 020 7407 6473 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.timebanks.co.uk A time bank is a way for people to come together and help each other. Time banks measure and value all the different kinds of help we can give each other – everyone’s time is worth the same. Participants ‘deposit’ their time in the bank by giving practical help and support to others and are able to ‘withdraw’ their time when they need something done themselves.
InterAction 28; 1998; pages 20-21 Voluntary work; InterAction 32; 2000; pages 30-31 Working with M.E. ‘new ways to work’; InterAction 28; 1998; pages 20-21 Voluntary work; InterAction 32; 2000; pages 30-31 Working with M.E. ‘New ways to Work’