- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYSOCIAL WELFARE
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONLondon
- GRANT LOCATIONUNITED KINGDOM
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.ageuk.org.uk
For the Online at Home service project providing housebound older people with the opportunity to connect with IT and the Internet. Together with local Age UK partners and volunteers, 300 participants will be provided with a computer, installation, Internet connection and training though a six month free loan service. At the end of each six month period, the participants will either return the computer to Age UK, at no cost to themselves, or purchase the equipment at cost price.
Age UK was formed in 2009 from the merger of Help the Aged and Age Concern England. It is the largest organization working with and for older people in the UK.