We offer free help and support to help our residents to “get online” and experience all the exciting and empowering benefits that it can bring.
Being online can help you:
- Get discounts on services and save up to £500 per year
- Apply for Universal Credit
- Apply for jobs, using online searches.
- Do your banking
- Keep in touch with family and friends
- Find out what’s happening in your community
- Meet like-minded people who share your interests
- Shop for food, clothes or anything at all
- Take up a new hobby or find a new interest
We can offer you help, advice and guidance to develop your confidence and skills, advice on who to talk to regarding sourcing affordable equipment and guidance on connecting to the internet. We can help you whether you’ve used a computer before or not. You don’t need your own device either; we can lend you something to learn on.
Get in touch and open up your world today!
Watch our video below to see how we and our team of digi-pals are helping to increase residents’ skills and confidence:
Here are some links to useful advice about broadband and equipment packages, repairs and servicing and staying safe online. We hope you find them helpful and informative.
For useful advice to help you to surf, shop and save online with confidence click on the links to the following websites:
Broadband packages and equipment
If you claim some benefits, including Universal Credit, you may be able to get broadband at discounted rates.
The following companies may be able to help you to find the right deal for you. Click on the links to their websites below:
www.happus.eu for help with affordable equipment and connectivity.
www.choose.co.uk for special deals if you are claiming benefits
Broadband comparison sites
Compare the cheapest broadband prices through the following websites:
Find out if you’re eligible for ‘Superfast Broadband’ by visiting www.superfastessex.org/maps
Free internet access
We have computers with free internet access available for our residents to use at Greenfields House from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Booking isn’t required and there is no charge.
Contact the Greenfields team on the information below:
Connect with us
Call us on 01376 535400 or visit our social media pages by clicking on the buttons below.
What is a Community Gateway Association?
We give our residents the chance to be actively involved with Greenfields and have a say on how things are done. We provide additional opportunities and resources to our residents, beyond the development and maintenance of their homes. Click the button below to learn more.