Learn IT Skills in Brighton & Hove
Find places to get online, learn how to use your own device better or improve your internet skills like searching, email, social media, form-filling, finding jobs, shopping and paying bills. Many sessions FREE!
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AbilityNet’s ITCanHelp volunteers can provide free computer support to disabled people and older people. In addition, “www.ucandoit.org.uk” offers eligible learners with disabilities (or who are living with frailty due to old age) FREE tuition in their own homes on their own devices. RNIB has a similar service for people with sensory loss.
FREE online learning packages include Barclays Digital Driving Licence; Learn my Way; FutureLearn; GCF Learn Free (for social media and other topics such as Microsoft Word); Google’s Digital Garage and BT.
IT costs – grants
Older people – Friends of the Elderly grant criteria include Digital Connection grants to help older people get online and stay connected. They can be used towards the cost of equipment such as tablets and smartphones as well as broadband costs.
Disabled people – RNIB offer means-tested grants to registered blind or partially sighted people for useful technology that can help them live independently e.g. mobile phones or accessibility software.
Turn2us is a site where you can search for charitable trusts that might give a grant towards equipment or internet costs.
IT costs – equipment
Digital Brighton & Hove welcomes volunteers who would like to help others to do more online. If you would like to help please use the contact form.