Below are some more materials and resources to help you find digital resources for wifi access, computer use, and more. Check them out!
Free Desktop Computers and Digital Literacy Training
Organization: Digital Equity Center at Temple University
Location: 1918 N 11th St, Philadelphia PA 19122
Description: Non-profit and community requests for refurbished and new computer equipment. Residents of Philadelphia are eligible.
Register: Sign up for PCW wifi or email us directly for more information.
Organization: TechOWL Connect with Tech
Description: Connect with Tech gives free tablets and tech support to people who have trouble getting technology and health care services. Residents of Pennsylvania are eligible.
To register: Visit TechOwl’s website, or call 215-204-0101
Computer 101 Digital Literacy Classes
Organization: Urban League of Philadelphia and Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
Description: Learn computer basics like email, typing, and staying safe online.
Register: call 215-571-4056, email: email@example.com
Public Computing Centers
Location: All over the city
Description: For more info, visit the city website.
Tech Tutoring: Digital Navigators (English and Spanish)
Location: Online/Over the phone
Description: Designed to assist the local community members in Philadelphia, with information on Internet access and basic technical support issues.
Register: For contact information about the Digital Navigator program’s at Drexel’s Excite Center, Beyond Literacy, and SEAMAAC, see the city’s website.
Digital Literacy Training - Generations on Line:
Location: Generations on Line website
Description: Generations on Line can guide someone who has never touched a computer learn to use the Internet, email, texting, photos, apps, videochats, and all the basic tools, including voice recognition, to participate in the cyber world of endless possibilities.
Description: Basic use of computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone. Create, access, and manage an email account. Gain access to online governmental resources or access online utility bills. Gain access to web conference meetings using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Hangouts.
Free Library of Philadelphia
Description: Get a Library Card with the Free Library of Philadelphia. You can get digital access to language classes and other streaming education, e-books and e-magazines, send materials to pick-up at your local library branch, and more.
Attend virtual live Free Library Programming: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/virtual-programs/