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Refurbished Computers and Broadband Deals
Get Online at Home have paired up with the Digital Poverty Alliance, to offer refurbished computers and broadband deals. Visit GetOnline@Home to browse their website and see what deals they can offer.
Free Digital Skills Support and Development
We have a range of resources available to help you learn new digital skills, and support your learning.
Support available in Shropshire
Digital Den (Shrewsbury)
Digital Den deliver internet access and training to local residents as a sustainable enterprise that provides employment opportunities.
The Den provides access to touchscreen computers and affordable 24/7 access to WiFi broadband services for the homes of the surrounding estate on a contract-free basis.
You can use a computer in all public libraries in Shropshire. Library staff will help where they can, or signpost you to other local services for more help.
If you are aged 65+, the Digital Skills programme offers one-to-one support at weekly one-hour sessions. Visit the Digital Support website to find out where you can do this.
Support available in Staffordshire
MHA Digital Communities
MHA Digital Communities are for those aged 55 and over.
They offer a range of support packages to promote digital inclusion including projects that loan and gift devices such as Chrome Books and Facebook Portals.
They cover Burntwood, Lichfield and Rugeley and are now branching out to cover the whole of the South Staffordshire area.
They provide drop-in IT Support on phones and iPads.
They also have an IT buddy service where someone will go to the persons homes.
They run befriending services, pen pals, dementia support groups, exercise classes, dance groups, lunch clubs.
To access the service call or complete a referral form.
Staffordshire Community Learning
Staffordshire Community Learning provides free digital skills courses.
You can use a computer in all public libraries in Staffordshire. Some libraries can put you in touch with an IT buddy, who supports you to use a computer. Visit the Staffordshire County Council webpage for more information.
You can also get basic IT support over the phone. The Staffordshire County Council webpage is a good place to find out more and request support.
The information below provides a guide on how to access MPFT Teams meetings as a guest