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Tablet gifting scheme in Salford

Would you like help to access online services? Could a tablet help you at home? 
Salford Council have relaunched their tablet gifting scheme to support adults who don't have access to a device at home. 

Lady next to quote "The data has helped me because I can speak with my friends without thinking about how many minutes I''ve used. It takes the worry away"

Free connectivity this Christmas for those in need

Salford City Council is helping to keep residents connected online this Christmas. We’re working with the National Databank which is like a foodbank but for free mobile data, texts and calls to those in data poverty.

Better Off in Salford

Here at Salford we are committed to helping the public with whatever they need, however we can. Better off is our new council lead scheme about helping the people of Salford with many things such as the cost of living, debt advice or even just a chat about any worries you may be having, we are here to listen and help.

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Digital Champions in the Community

We have recruited people of all ages and backgrounds to become Digital Champion Volunteers to help support with digital skills to the people of Salford.

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Virgin Media O2 boosts support for benefit claimants

Virgin Media O2 has today boosted its support for those hit hardest by the cost-of-living crisis with a price cut to its existing social tariff 

Care Leavers Digital Inclusion Pilot

New pilot launched to address digital poverty for care leavers in Salford

A new, first of its kind pilot has been launched to support care leavers in Salford to get online and benefit from the opportunities the digital world brings. 

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AbilityNet

AbilityNet's Tech volunteers provide FREE digital support to older people and disabled people of any age, from setting up new equipment, fixing technical issues, showing you how to stay connected to family, using online services and much more.

Key figures

258,834
Population of Salford
115,311
Number of households in Salford
6,684
Number of people we have supported to get online
200
Public access computers
56
Number of buildings with free public Wi-Fi
2,293
Number of older people that Inspiring communities have supported with digital skills
1,400
Number of BAME people that have been supported by NMCP

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