Digital inclusion

We aim to increase digital access in our communities, opening a range of opportunities for our customers.

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From online savings to jobs and training

The internet is a great tool for our customers and can help with finding employment, gaining new qualifications and skills as well as helping to cut energy and shopping bills and using online accounts.

A study carried out by GHA showed tenants saved on average £187 by using internet shopping.

Read below to find out how Wheatley Foundation and partners supports customers gain the knowledge and confidence to get online.

Click & Connect
 

Our Click & Connect centres are in community centres and libraries across Scotland thanks to a partnership with Glasgow Kelvin College, the John Wheatley Learning Network and other partners.

These centres allow tenants to build up their digital skills with drop-in sessions available as well as more structured IT classes. Click & Connect centres are available to use free of charge with many offering free Wi-Fi.

Forget Me Notes
 

Forget Me Notes is a music programme based within sheltered complexes in the East. It supports older people with dementia take part in a small choir and various musical performances.

For more information please contact foundation@wheatley-group.com