Connect to Tech – Let’s get Digital!  

Want to feel more comfortable with technology?

Richmond AID is a lead partner on Connect to Tech with Ruils and Mencap as part or our partnership.  We also work closely on Connect to Tech with Age UK Richmond and Richmond Mind.

Connect to Tech provides support to people over the age of 18 living in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames across all impairment groups and also those with long term health conditions including physical and sensory disabilities, learning difficulties, mental health conditions, and unpaid carers.

Connect to Tech at Richmond AID

Example devices and free Wi-Fi available to use in all sessions!

  • Tech Training: Every Thursday at 12:30pm,Twickenham Library, TW1 3JT. Join a 2-hour training workshop covering areas such as email, WhatsApp, WIFI and broadband. Get help with things like internet shopping, using apps, online safety and accessibility features.
  • Tea & Tech: Every Friday at 11am, Richmond AID, TW11 8HT. Join us for 2 hours of peer support in a relaxed atmosphere covering different topics of the client’s choosing.
  • IT Doctor: One-to-one appointments of dedicated support. Particularly helpful for individuals with anxiety around learning in a group setting.
  • SIM cards & data: access to free SIM cards for those suffering from data poverty. We offer cards from the National Databank (O2, Three & Vodafone) and direct from Vodafone. Get a new number or keep your own.

Contact Josh & James at [email protected] or 07927 550774 to find out more.


Connect to Tech at other organisations in Richmond borough

Connect to Tech at Ruils: Try before you buy provides assistance in selection, setup and purchase of tech equipment. Contact:[email protected] or call 020 8831 6088.

Connect to Tech at Richmond Mencap gives support to people with learning disabilities, autism and ADHD. Use your own smart phone, iPad or laptop, or borrow one of ours. Contact: [email protected] or call 020 87441923

Connect to Tech at Richmond Borough Mind provides training to benefit your mental health. For anyone with mental health needs and their unpaid carers. Contact: [email protected]

Connect to Tech at Age UK Richmond provides group sessions and one to one support plus an 8-week tablet loan scheme with internet for those who are 65+. Contact: [email protected] or call 020 8744 1965