Free tech support & information for disabled and older people

An AbilityNet ITCanHelp volunteer with a client

AbilityNet is a UK-based charity with a global reach - our vision is a digital world accessible to all.

We’ve been helping older people and disabled people of any age with their technology for over 20 years. Could we help you or someone you know?

For free technical help, call 0800 048 7642, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Call our free helpline now

If you are older or disabled, or if you support someone that is, you can call our helpline for free, independent advice from a technology expert.

  • Call our friendly team on 0800 048 7642 - you can call between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday (UK time)
  • You can also call us to request free tech support at home from one of our friendly, expert Tech Volunteers.

How to get free help from our tech volunteers

We have a network of more than 300 friendly tech volunteers who can help you or someone you are supporting. They can come to your home, or help you on the phone.

Volunteers are all DBS-checked and are happy to deal with any tech problems you may be having, large or small.

You can also find out more about our Volunteer Tech Support service and how they help people access the digital world every day.

Use our range of free, trusted information

Our free information resources provide expert information about disability and technology.

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Want more help?

Become an AbilityNet volunteer

We're in need of volunteers particularly in the following areas, so please do get in touch if you'd like to help:

  • Sussex (Brighton)
  • London
  • Manchester
  • East Yorkshire
  • Edinburgh
  • Wales
  • Essex
  • Devon
  • Cornwall
  • Dorset
  • Hants
  • Kent
  • Somerset & Avon
  • East Anglia
  • Northants