Last updated: 13 March 2024

Next review: 13 March 2025

AbilityNet is a pioneering UK charity which empowers disabled and older people to use technology at home, at work and in education.

Their friendly tech volunteers provide free IT support to older people and disabled people of any age, anywhere in the UK.

Every volunteer is disclosure-checked and can help with all sorts of IT (information technology) challenges, from setting up new equipment, fixing technical issues, showing you how to stay connected to family, using online services and much more.

Find out more about AbilityNet's Tech Volunteer Support programme on their website. 

To access support, call AbilityNet's helpline on 0800 048 7642 (freephone and minicom) during UK office hours or send an email to