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Samantha Taylor posted an event

Digital Evolution: Building a digital nation at BT Centre

November 25, 2015 from 10am to 4:30pm
Tinder Foundation's annual Digital Evolution conference is back this November and tickets are available now.Digital Evolution: Building a digital nation will take place on Wednesday 25 November at the BT Centre, just a stone's throw away from St Paul’s in London.It will bring together local community partners, national organisations and thought leaders to take a broad look at all things digital, discussing everything from digital for life and digital for society to digital for…See More
Caroline Wilson posted an event

Working with Disabled Jobseekers at Webinar

October 16, 2015 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Do you work with disabled adults looking for employment?As part of Tinder Foundation's Get Online Week we are the opportunity to take part in a free webinar run by Remploy. Remploy are a provider of disability employment services and help people with a range of disabilities and health conditions to find sustainable employment.We are delighted to be working in partnership with Remploy. We believe that together we can provide an end to end service for people with disabilities, to not only learn…See More
Profile IconTamara Malcolm, Ian Ritchie, Jorge Castaño and 1 more joined Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Kevin Dykes posted a blog post

what we are doing in Southwark

workshop%20report.docxHi,we have 15 local digital hubs set up here, lots of them tenant and resident associations, also a sheltered housing unit and a deaf forum, and some voluntary sector supported groups reaching out to older people and disabled people. Very exciting way of engaging people, as we all need each other to…See More
Oct 6
Kevin Dykes is now a member of Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Oct 6
Vicky Lawson replied to Vicky Lawson's discussion Digital Inclusion Pledges
Oct 5
James Lewis posted a status
"Heads up - TalkTalk had a data breach earlier this yr and customer a/c details were leaked to scammers... inc.mine"
Sep 29
Steven Morrison is now a member of Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Sep 29
Steve Ruffle added 2 discussions to the group Rotherham Digital Inclusion Network
Sep 27
Profile IconSara Hutchinson and Mahmut Aydogan joined Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Sep 25


Digital Inclusion Pledges

Started by Vicky Lawson in General discussion. Last reply by Vicky Lawson Oct 5. 1 Reply

4.1m adults in social housing aren't online... what are you doing to help?Everyone working in social housing can help make a difference so we want you to share what your digital inclusion pledge is, big or small, so others can be inspired to take…Continue

Get Online @ Home - Free PC or Tablet when taken with broadband from Free for 12 months

Started by Marcus Griffiths in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Sep 22. 2 Replies

We've teamed up with Simplifydigital, the UK's digital switching experts, to bring you this very special offer. You can get a FREE refurbished PC or Tablet when you call Simplifydigital and sign up to a new broadband and phone deal from your choice…Continue

Best Practice for DI

Started by Becki Bembridge in General discussion. Last reply by Marcus Griffiths Aug 14. 1 Reply

Hi AllI am the new Digital Inclusion Officer for Castle Vale Community Housing (Birmingham) we manage around 2500 homes and provide a Digital Hub for residents to access 4 days per week, we have also piloted free wifi on a small part of the estate…Continue

Tags: #castlevale, #digitalinclusion, #housing

Windows 10 for digital inclusion

Started by James Lewis in Technology. Last reply by James Lewis Sep 24. 6 Replies

So have some new laptops we bought a month or two ago to lend to learners for job search etc. and am considering the pros and cons of upgrading to Windows 10. As you may know Windows 10 makes it difficult to opt out of automatic upgrades…Continue


Started by Paul Ancill in General discussion. Last reply by Marcus Griffiths Aug 27. 5 Replies

Hi all, I am the new Customer Contact Digital Services Manager for Stonewater.Stonewater manages around 31,000 homes across the UK and was formed from the merger of Jephson and Raglan Housing Associations.I am really excited to be involved in…Continue

Tags: Stonewater

Digital Champion - Making it Work

Started by Val Thompstone in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Aug 12. 7 Replies

Can anyone offer any advice on how to make the concept of Digital Champions a cross-business success? I have plenty of volunteers but this is on an ad-hoc basis and the amount of time they can devote is limited by the responsibilities of the…Continue

Online tenant sign up process

Started by Lisa Odedra in General discussion. Last reply by Nev Gill Aug 17. 1 Reply

Does anyone know of any organisations offering new customers a fully online application and sign up process right through to use of electronic tenancy agreements?Continue

Tags: sign up, application

Building Better Opportunities - Leicestershire and Black Country

Started by Caroline Wilson in General discussion Jul 23. 0 Replies

Tinder Foundation is leading partnerships to bid for Building Better Opportunities funding in both: Leicester and Leicestershire and the Black Country for the ‘Financial and Digital Inclusion’ projects. We are currently seeking local partners with…Continue

Sites/Resources for older users

Started by Matt Nelson in General discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Jul 3. 2 Replies

I am in the process of preparing an informal coffee'n'chat session with a group of sheltered residents, who have expressed an interest in becoming digital champs. I'm planning to show them a few "How To" sites, (Learn My Way, Digital Unite,…Continue

First 100 days of digital strategy

Started by Paul Ancill in General discussion. Last reply by Paul Ancill Jun 24. 2 Replies

Hi everyone, I am new to the forum, which is great by the way.What advice would give on implementing a digital approach, say during the first 100 days?My initial thoughts are (in no order):Writing the strategy is priority but requires insight into…Continue

Blog Posts

what we are doing in Southwark

Posted by Kevin Dykes on October 6, 2015 at 13:37 0 Comments



we have 15 local digital hubs set up here, lots of them tenant and resident associations, also a sheltered housing unit and a deaf forum, and some voluntary sector supported groups reaching out to older people and disabled people. Very exciting way of engaging people, as we all…


Online October

Posted by Dave Williams on September 25, 2015 at 11:37 0 Comments

as part of GetOnline week we are offering free support and advice throughout October to help all Social, Council and Housing Association tenants and residents

with our new deal for the same group of £12.60 for line rental and unlimited broadband and loads of affordable hardware we are are to help the digital inclusion journey for all !
give us a call for more information 03300 103300

Digital skills funding

Posted by Samantha Taylor on August 26, 2015 at 14:44 0 Comments

Does your organisation have a great track record in delivering digital skills? Do you work with tenants who are socially excluded? Then this is a funding opportunity for you!

Tinder Foundation is delighted to announce that new funding is now available to take part in a digital inclusion pilot, funded by HMRC. The pilot will take place between 1 September 2015 - 31 March 2016.

We’re looking for organisations with…


Stacey Green- Southway Housing experience with Computer Recyclers UK & Get Online @ Home

Posted by Marcus Griffiths on August 17, 2015 at 10:47 0 Comments

A fact finding mission via Twitter and various Housing Association websites in my I first started my role as Digital Inclusion project officer in July 2014, pointed me in the direction of the Get Online @ Home initiative, of which Computer Recyclers UK are a partner organisation.  I stumbled across a really interesting news item on Charter Housing Trust’s website that sparked lots of questions in my mind. Charter Housing were piloting a scheme to give away free PC’s and laptops to their…


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