Get help using digital services

Getting online

Call our helpline for help getting online

Our library staff can help you get online and get the most out of the digital services available. Call our enquiries line on 0345 60 80 196 between 9am and 5pm for one-to-one support.

Getting help on the Internet

Age UK offer a range of advice and tips to help you make the most of Internet. This includes:

  • Setting up an email account
  • Searching for information online
  • Using social media

See Making the most of the Internet for more information.

If you need to make changes to how your computer is set up, AbilityNet can help. This includes:

  • Making the text bigger
  • Help with setting up a screen reader

Visit My Computer My Way for more information.

Learning at home

Learning for you

The Princes Trust development grants are available for disadvantaged 16–30 year olds to engage in home education. If you are interested apply for the grant here. IT computer equipment can be bought with the awards from this program.

Fully accredited courses are available on subjects including IT, Maths and English and can be supported from home. If you are interested contact Learning Services.

Offer training

If you are interested in supplying education for homebound customers consider applying for the Emergency Learning at Home Educational Provider Fund by completing the following application form.

Staying healthy

Are you interested in accessing digital events and support groups?

Visit the East Sussex Community and Information Service website for a host of community groups and virtual events offering support and entertainment during lockdown.

Sign up to the Library Newsletter for news on digital resources and virtual events available during lockdown and after.

Do you want to connect with medical services/information digitally?

Visit the NHS website for up to date guidance on staying safe and accessing health services such as GP visits remotely.

Access support in using digital services such as the NHS app via the Library Service’s IT4U program. Call the following number to arrange 1–1 assistance. 0345 60 80 196

Access hundreds of magazines and books for free to help you stay fit, entertained and informed during government lockdown.

Staying informed

Visit GOV.UK for up to date information relating to support and restrictions during the lockdown.

You can stay up to date with the news via Pressreader which is free from our libraries. Find out how to access hundreds of newspapers, articles and magazines.

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