Venturing Online

Filed in Just In by January 9, 2019

THE Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre will be helping more people get online this month taking them step by step through the process and building their confidence.

Lee Watts, manager of the Centre said she was excited to receive funding from ‘Be Connected’ to provide free, personalised and face to face support to older Australians go online.

“You will be able to be safe while on line, talk or see family and friends who live far away, find new friends or old friends who share your interests, keep up to date with what’s happening in your community and that’s just the start,” said Mrs Watts.

“Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world,” she said.

“The program will have online learning resources and offer in-person support to develop digital skills and confidence,” she said.

“You will be able to be safe while on line, talk or see family and friends who live far away, find new friends or old friends who share your interests, keep up to date with what’s happening in your community and that’s just the start,” she said.

“There is no time like the present!” she said.

“Bring you ipad, phone or use one of the Neighbourhood Centre computers,” Lee Watts said.

  • WHEN: 10am, Tuesday, January 22.
  • WHERE: Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre, 130 Liverpool Street, Scone.
  • COST: Free.
Learning to go online: Shirley Reichel and Jenny Dunn.

Learning to go online: Shirley Reichel and Jenny Dunn.