Our social enterprise is sprucing up the City

Here’s a photo of the latest Tossed salad bar to receive a makeover by our painting and decorating business, YourTime.

“I’ve got pink all over my shoes.” said William, our foreman. “It’s been different from other jobs because there’s a lot of graphics going on the walls. They’re all new shops so when we first come in they’re just shells. We’re painting everything including the graphics and it all comes together nicely in the end.”

"They’re all new shops so when we first come in they’re just shells. We’re painting everything including the graphics and it all comes together nicely in the end."
William, YourTime employee.

YourTime was set up by SCT in 2008 to provide a real work environment where people in recovery from addiction could pick up valuable work skills in a safe and understanding environment.

The seed of the idea actually came from some of our Acorn House residents. During those early days of recovery from drugs or alcohol, many of the residents at our recovery hostel often asked if they could paint their rooms as a way to occupy their time.

Their eagerness turned into a social business that now helps more people in recovery to get on with their lives, earn a living and be a part of their community.

Over the past 6 years the team have cleaned and painted dozens of rooms and shops around the City and spruced up many wooden floors.

“We’ll be painting our fifth Tossed shop next month. It’s great working with such an entrepreneurial business. A big thanks from all of us at SCT to the team at Tossed.” Graham Marshall, SCT CEO and YourTime Manager.

“We’ll be painting our fifth Tossed shop next month. It’s great working with such an entrepreneurial business".
Graham Marshall, SCT CEO.

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