AbilityNet’s ITCanHelp volunteers provide free IT support to older people and people with disabilities of any age. The volunteers can help with all sorts of IT (information technology) challenges.
Using the ‘Request our help‘ form
0800 048 7642 (freephone and minicom) during UK office hours
Age UK, Islington
Digital Guides also available on the website.
“Tech Break” on Thursdays at 12noon, are 1:1 support sessions to help you get the most from your smartphone or digital device. Friendly, knowledgeable volunteers.
Helpline 020 7281 6018
Offer free help to get started using technology or to build confidence to do more online.
0808 196 5883 and leave a message. A trained digital champion will call you back and offer friendly, patient support over the phone.
Healthwatch , Islington
Offer free 1-2-1 sessions to teach people IT skills, including how to use your smartphone or tablet, set up an email account, connect with friends, family and the services you need to stay healthy.
Contact the Community Link Worker, Philippa Russel on 07538 764 436 firstname.lastname@example.org
KMEWO – Kurdish and Middle Eastern Women’s Organisation
Provides free tablets with internet data to women from women from Black, Ethnic and Minoritised communities who have experienced domestic violence and are unemployed.
Referral: self or professional
Project Coordinator (EQUIP)
07767 363 551
Learn My Way
Free courses for you to learn digital skills to stay safe and connected.
Gives radios, televisions, and tablet computers, free of charge, to people who are lonely and can’t afford to buy the technology themselves.