ITCanHelp is a free UK service run by IT volunteers who will visit disabled people in their homes to help with computer set up of hardware or software, fixing issues and errors and generally helping out. It is a program of the charity AbilityNet.
Also needs volunteers, if you are good with computers and disabled people.
Examples of people helped:
A disabled man with a new computer needed help to get started with MS Word and the Internet.
Microsoft Accessibility features were installed and adjusted for a visually impaired person.
Reinstalling software to solve problems with a blind woman's scanner.
Set up a new computer and connected the person to the Internet.
Helped a blind person to use MS Windows.
Replaced a CD ROM Drive.
The network cannot fund the supply of hardware or software from its own resources, but can give sources to which clients can apply for financial help.
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Is there a cost for these services?
No charges but donations to reimburse volunteers' travel expenses and ongoing training are always welcome.
How can people access this service?
Out of hours answer machine
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Volunteer help with computers for disabled people in their homes.
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Our Advice and Information helpline can give advice about computing and disability to anyone who has a query for themselves or for someone they know. We can help with assistive technology, adapting computers for an individuals needs, in-built accessibility features and software and hardware you can buy. We also provide free factsheets on a number of subjects and free online self-assessment tools.
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We can help anyone with a any disability.