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Digital Health Hubs

Sunderland Community Digital Health Hubs

The UK Government, awarded over £580,000 through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund to the Council to address digital exclusion by tackling key challenges, such as, limited connectivity, lack of access to digital devices and skills, the cost of going online, with the need to improve trust levels and accessibility. 

22 trusted community partners joined a Partnership between the Council, Boldyn Networks and British Esports Federation to establish Community Digital Health Hubs across Sunderland.  Residents of all ages are invited to visit their local Hub to receive support to Go Online, support available includes:

  • Access to computers or laptops and free Friendly Wi-Fi
  • One to one support from a Tech Mate volunteer, to improve digital skills and knowledge
  • Free SIM cards if you're eligible via the National Databankree SIM cards

Find Your Nearest Hub

man at computer


ELCAP Easington Lane Community Access Point 

Lets Talk HALO, Hetton Centre

Philadelphia Community and Cricket Club, Philadephia 

Space4, Houghton Front Street (digital support opening soon)

Shiney Advice and Resource Centre, Shiney Row

man and woman at computer

East Sunderland

The Box Youth and Community Project, Hall Farm, Doxford

Community Help and Neighbourly Care for Everyone, locally known as CHANCE, East End

Ryhope Community Association, Ryhope

St Michael's Community Centre, Hill View

two women with laptops

North Sunderland

Downhill Community Hub

North East Sports, based in Monkwearmouth Academy, Fulwell

Roker Life at Roker United Reformed Church, Roker

SARA Southwick Altogether Raising Aspirations

Thompson Park Community Association, Southwick

woman using a printer


Mickey's Place, based at St Michaels and All Angels Church, Sulgrave 

Building Blocks Day Centre, Concord

four women with digital devices

West Sunderland

Farringdon Youth and Community Centre

Grindon Church Community Project

Kayll Road Library Community Hub

Pallion Action Group

Pennywell Community Centre

Youth Almighty, Silksworth




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