Published 16th August 2021
If you have problems getting online or using digital technology Norfolk Assistance Scheme (NAS): support for the digitally excluded can help you.
Norfolk Assistance Scheme can offer reconditioned laptops, smart phones, or access to WiFi, broadband dongles/routers.
Situations in which they can help include if you are in need of this type of support for:
- applying for jobs
- online courses/training
- isolation/Living remotely and need to order groceries to be delivered (as applicants don’t have access to a car)
- keeping in touch with friends and family (especially if COVID vulnerable/socially isolated)
- engaging with support/Medical appointments
More than 90,000 homes in Norfolk have none or very limited access to the internet. Research has shown that almost a quarter of the county’s homes are defined as ‘digitally excluded’.
Norfolk Assistance Scheme also works in partnership with:
To make an application call 0344 800 8020 or go to https://jdpportal.norfolk.gov.uk/Pages/OnlineForms/NAS.aspx