Community Credit Scheme

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Community Credit Scheme

Community Credit Scheme

Siobhan  Davis By Siobhan Davis

Supporting adults with learning disabilities to volunteer locally with the support of a mentor. Each volunteer receives 1 credit note for every community hour completed.

Dorchester Idea stage

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People with learning disabilities have been excluded from many opportunities in the past and we want to offer placements with full support but also with a meaningful reward. The community credits will enable people to build a healthier lifestyle and eliminate isolation. We will be supporting elderly people in the community also by visiting and offering to do shopping. This scheme will build long lasting community connections along with building peoples self esteem and skills. Local businesses will also support the Community Credit Scheme by offering free sessions at more quieter times in the day/week and in return will receive publicity for supporting their local community. They may even gain more customers.

What we'll deliver:

  • I will build long lasting community connections
  • Find communiuty placements for adults with learning disabilties

Why it's a great idea:

This is an amazing project which will benefit the whole community whilst also supporting the most vulnerable in our community

Steps to get it done:

  • By building commuity connections
  • networking with all stakeholders ie: local businesses, social care, general public
  • Raising positive awareness of people with Learning Disabilities
  • by valuing all people!

the Community Credit Note will be designed by volunteers, local people will all have involvement in creating this project and building it.

Location Dorchester

Dorchester has 3 other projects and £355,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Dorchester, Weymouth, Bridport and Portland

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