The following are non-profit agencies or organizations that offer computer training for older adults or other computer-related services free to qualifying individuals or organizations. For-profit organizations also offer services. The Internet offers a wealth of information relevant to older adults. Internet classes teach computer users how to browse for subjects that interest them.
Digital Inclusion Classes for Seniors: 524-2786
Office on Aging
P.O. Box 51650, 37950-1650
Free digital education training course for Knox County residents 50 and older. Course covers everything a new tablet user needs to know, including a tour of the device, and lessons on how to find, install, move, and delete apps. Upon completion of the course, participants have the option of purchasing the device at a reduced rate.
Knox County Public Library: 215-8700
Main Library: 500 W. Church Avenue, 37902
Public Internet access at all branches. Wireless Internet access at all branches for Wi-Fi equipped devices. Small fee for printing. Downloadable eBooks, audio books, magazines, and other online resources.
For senior centers that offer computer services, see Senior Centers.
116 Childress Street SW, 37921
Provides training and demonstration on using computer equipment. Provides computers that are cleaned, repaired and then provided for long-term loans to individuals with communication, vision and physical disabilities. Donations encouraged and appreciated.