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AbilityNet - A Digital World Accessible to All

AbilityNet supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education.

We do this by providing specialist advice services, free information resources and by helping to build a more accessible digital world.

Contacts details

Telephone number: helpline 0800 269545. Office 01926 407425 or 312847

AbilityNet exists to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education.

Our volunteers all have relevant IT skills and may be able to help with computer systems, laptops, tablets and even some smartphones. 

They can't provide free hardware or software but they will try to help you get the most from your computer - and if they can't help you we can offer independent advice about your best options.

Please call us on 0800 269 545, let us know what help you need and we'll try and find a suitable volunteer. You can also contact us using our Home Visits Request form on our website.

DSA/Students Services

  • Disabled Students' Allowances are a UK Government Grant to help any eligible student get the most from their higher education.
  • Our expert Assessors provide one-to-one advice and information to identify technology and other adjustments that will help them succeed in their education.
  • Find out more about our DSA/Students Services

Expert Resources

  • We provide factsheets, blogs, webinars and videos about the many ways that technology can help people with disabilities.
  • My Computer My Way is our unique guide to the many adjustments that make your computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone easier to use.
  • Find out more about our expert resources

IT Support for Disabled and Older People At Home

  • We provide a range of free services for disabled people, their family and friends, their employers and other people who care for them.
  • Call our free Helpline on 0800 269 545 to ask anything about how computers can be adapted to meet the needs of disabled people.
  • Our network of IT Can Help volunteers visit disabled people in their home to help with everyday IT needs. 

Contact Us

  • Freephone (and Minicom) 0800 269 545
  • Use the IT Support Contact Form on our website. and we will get in touch with you.
  • Email to find out more.
Based: Nationally based

UK office hours Monday - Friday

  • 12 to 16 years old
  • 17 to 25 years old
  • 26 to 64 years old
  • 65+
  • Autism
  • Brain injuries
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Communication impairments
  • Dementia
  • Down's syndrome
  • Hearing impairments
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mobility issues
  • Physical disabilities
  • Visual impairments

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