Where can I get online?

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Free Internet Access At Our Community Centre

At our Family Centre in Southend you can come and use our laptops and Internet for free. We are open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. You can also bring your own devices along and just use our free visitor wi-fi. 


Want To Get Online Elsewhere?

If you’ve got your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, there are lots of public places which have free Internet access – from your local cafes to the local library. You can also pop into your local post office, and they’ll help you find your nearest place to access the Internet. If you give counter staff in any post office your postcode, they will print off your nearest 5 free/low-cost Internet access points or training courses.


Free IT Courses

If you’re looking for free or low-cost access to computers or IT courses, Online Centres Network provides access to the internet and help using it.  You can search your local area on their website, call their helpline or email them to be directed to your nearest providers offering everything from free computer and wi-fi access, to learning and training opportunities.


Are You An Older Person Needing Help To Get Online?

Age UK offer help and training. Thier computer traing courses are taught in a way that explains things in plain English to help you get online. Find out if your nearest Age UK offers training courses.