The Digital Inclusion Network

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The Digital Inclusion Network is a UK-wide membership programme that has been established to support organisations and groups delivering digital courses and sessions for people in later life. Many of the member organisations are involved in MyFriends Online Week.

The Network aims to:

  • Give people in later life the opportunity to work with computers and introduce them to the internet, as well as offering learning on other types of digital technologies.
  • Develop, encourage, and share approaches for getting people online in later life.
  • Provide a channel for discussion, debate and engagement on digital inclusion issues at a local, regional and national level.
There are organisations throughout Scotland that offer courses and taster sessions. If you are interested in learning more about what the internet can offer you or know someone who is keen, then take a look at the list below – there may be an organisation in your local area that can help:

Surfers Club
c/o 32 Hillview Drive, Corpach, Fort William, PH33 7LS
Telephone: 01397 772405

Angus Gold, No 1 for Youth
1-3 West High Street, Forfar, DD8 1BD
Telephone: 01307 408 859

Castle Douglas IT Centre
Community Centre, Cotton Street, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7
Telephone: 01556 503 167

Age Concern Information Technology (ACE IT)
2nd Floor, 115 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JN.
Telephone: 0131 477 3883

Living Memory Association
The Stables, 64/1 The Causeway, Duddingston, Edinburgh, EH15 3PZ
Telephone: 0131 661 3222

Silver Surfers Learning Zone
The Park Centre, 45 Kerr Street, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, G66 1LF
Telephone: 0141 776 1101 or 0141 776 5548

Vision for Leith
c/o South Leith Parish Church Halls, 6 Henderson Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6BS
Telephone: 0131 346 1179

Silver City Surfers
The Citadel, 28 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BG.
Telephone: 07799 371329

Third Age Computer Fun
15/2 West Bryson Road, Edinburgh EH11 1EH
Telephone: 0131 346 1179

Keeping in Touch Edinburgh (KiTe)
19 Viewfield Road, Juniper Green, Edinburgh, EH14 5BE
Telephone: 0131 453 3463

If you live outside Scotland, you can get the full list of Digital Inclusion Network members here. There are organisations across the whole of the UK.

If you are an organisation that would like to join the network, drop an email for more information.

The Digital Inclusion Network is a programme managed and delivered by Age UK in partnership with Age Scotland, Age Cymru and Age NI

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