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Here’s our latest list of recommended resources we’ve gathered from around the web to help you stay in touch with family, friends or colleagues during the coronavirus outbreak – or to help you to help others!


General support for older people

The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year.

  • They also offer telephone friendship where they match volunteers with older people based on their interests, facilitated group calls, and help to connect people with local services in their area.

Online essentials




Online safety

Online Shopping


Digital Champion Resources

As well as their helpful guides linked to above, Digital Unite have a range of great courses for digital champions who are members of the Digital Champions Network… helping them to help others.

Organisations who want to host Digital Unite’s Covid-19 resources on their own site for free can find out more here.

Video calling for individuals

Facebook Messenger




Video conferencing for organisations

MS Teams

Virtual conferences

Virtual meetings

Virtual workshops HOWTO