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Digital Directory

Sunderland Community Digital Health Hubs
Go Online logo (red background, white mouse)

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. 

Map of Digital Hubs

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.

people and devices
   Support Available at Your Hub:

  • 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 Databank
  • Each Hub can offer access to Learn My Way or into local training providers.
  • Five hubs are receiving gaming kit to set up Community Esports Hub, to raise awareness about the gaming industry and encourage people into educational and employment pathways.

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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