Call Durham:

0300 0051213

Text service:

07800 005830

Call Darlington:

0300 0301215

Support With Technology Or Getting Online

Support for Carers to get online but don’t have the knowhow, connection or device, if you would like support or know a Carer that would benefit from this support then we can help!
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 We can support Carers with..

  • Staying safe online
  • Online shopping
  • Understanding the jargon around technology
  • Unsing a device (tablets, phones, laptops, computers)
  • Emailing
  • Texting
  • Online appointments
  • Sending photos
  • Upload/download documents (what it is and how to do it)
  • WhatsApp
  • Social Media (Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • QR Codes
  • Useful Apps to help your Caring role
  • Free sim cards
  • Useful handout’s



Would you like to get online but don’t have the knowhow, connection or device?

We can help you with your basic computer/phone needs and support you with anything you struggle with, just let us know what you need. We also have access to lots of different courses that you may like to attend too.

If you know a Carer who is struggling with a device, wants help to access online services and doesn’t know where to turn then contact us for support. We’re here to help.

You can request a call back or further information by clicking HERE

For more information contact:

Ruth 01325 524613 (Darlington)

Alison 0191 5006031 (County Durham)


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What Carers Say about this Project

“I can now order my shopping online and get it delivered at times when I can’t get out of the house due to my Caring role”

“I love keeping up to date with what the family are  up to on social media, I never thought I would like Facebook but I love it now”

“I couldn’t believe we were actually able to have an online appointment with our Doctor through zoom”
“I have been able to connect with other Carers through the online support Group”

Staying safe online

Download this document for advice on staying safe online and what to do if you think you’ve been a scam victim

Digital Resources for Carers

Digital resources for Carers

Shopping Safely Online

Tips for Carers around shopping online