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Below are links to our technology projects and technology advice.

Tech how-to guides

Practical help with technology

Click below if you want to find practical guides on things such as how to use Amazon Alexa, how to increase font size, and helpful reviews of various apps!

Click here for the guides

Tech to Community Connect

Reducing loneliness and isolation

This is a project to provide technology, support in using technology and virtual groups to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation in people with care and support needs across Surrey. 

Click here for more information

Technology Enabled Smarter Homes

Smart technology in your home

This project explores the use of ‘smart’ technology around the home for people who are Disabled, are older or have a vulnerability

Click here for more information


Recent Posts: Surrey Coalition of Disabled People

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Caterham Salvation Army donated a tablet to us!

A huge THANK YOU to Caterham Salvation Army who have very kindly donated a tablet to the Tech to Community Connect service.  Pete Dommett, Technology Lead, went to pick up the tablet today.  Pete says: “we are doing all we can to get people who are digitally excluded online.  People who are disabled, living with […]

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