Digital technology for older people
With the right advice and support using technology and the internet offers many positive benefits.
You can connect with friends and family and access a wealth of information to help you stay independent.
Our printable guide to new technology for older people(pdf, 1156KB) explains everything you need to know to get you started.
Are you a computer whiz?
Why not share your skills and help others to get online too?
Find a training course
The following organisations offer local training courses for beginners to help you use the internet and new technology:
- Age UK Richmond
- Richmond Housing Partnership
- Richmond Information and Reference Library
- Mortlake Community Association
- Cambrian Centre Richmond
- Barclays Bank Digital Eagles
Most courses are free but you may have to pay for some of them.
|Monday||1 to 3pm||Gresham House TW11||RHP - 0800 0322 433|
|Tuesday||2.30 to 4.30pm||Whitton Social Centre||Age UK Richmond - 020 8744 1965|
|Tuesday||10.30am to 12.30pm||Hampton Baptist Church, TW12||Age UK Richmond - 020 8744 1965|
|Wednesday||10.30am to 12 noon||Barnes Green Centre, SW13||Age UK Richmond - 020 8744 1965|
|Wednesday||9.30 to 11.30am||Cambrian Community Centre, TW10||Cambrian Community Centre - 020 8948 3351|
|Wednesday||1.30 to 3.30pm||Twickenham Wellbeing Centre, TW1||Age UK Richmond - 020 8744 1965|
|Wednesday||3 to 5pm||Mortlake Community Association, SW14||Mortlake Community Association - 020 8487 5500|
|Thursday||10.30am to 12.30pm||East Sheen Baptist Church, SW14||Age UK Richmond (£1 fee) - 020 8744 1965|
|Thursday||11am to 1pm||Calvert Court, TW9||RHP (£2 fee) - 0800 0322 433|
|Friday||11am to 1pm||Redknap House, TW10||RHP - 0800 0322 433|
Free local Wi-Fi
You can now get free Wi-Fi in key locations across the borough. Visit our Richmond Wi-Fi page to find out more.
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Updated: 24 March 2021