Computer Services

The following are nonprofit agencies or organizations that offer computer training for senior citizens or other computer-related services free to qualifying individuals or organizations. For-profit organizations also offer services, see phone book Yellow Pages: Computers-Training .

The Internet offers a wealth of information relevant to senior citizens. Internet classes teach computer users how to browse for subjects that interest them.

CHIPS – Computers for Homebound & Isolated Persons: 546-6262

Office on Aging
P. O. Box 51650, 37950-1650
Volunteers install donated computers for eligible Knox County seniors or caregivers who are homebound or isolated because of long-term illness or disability or full- time caregiving duties. Free. Senior Information & Referral takes applications.  |  Website »

Knox County Public Library: 215-8700

Main Library: 500 W. Church Avenue, 37902
Public Internet access at all branches; up to 1-hour limit. Wireless Internet access at all branches for Wi-Fi equipped devices. Small fee for printing. Lawson McGhee and some branches offer free computer workshops; call for schedule.  |  Website »

Senior Centers

For Knox County senior centers that offer computer services just for seniors, see Senior Centers (see pages 144-145).