Lottery scheme for public access IT to help with online benefit claims
Advice North Somerset is pleased to announce that the Go4IT scheme has reopened and will be taking new applications until 5.00pm on Friday 24th April 2015.
The scheme is primarily aimed at small, local, voluntary organisations that provide free information, support or advice to the public in North Somerset and help (or could help) assist service users to claim benefits online, for example Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support.
From the scheme, organisations can receive IT hardware to help the public. Here are some examples of what can be provided:
- Desktops & Accessories
- Laptops & Accessories
- Tablets & Accessories
- Internet access (e.g. Mobile WiFi).
IT provision between the values of £50 and up to a maximum of £2,500 can be provided.
To find out more, look at the information sheet. If you wish to apply, please complete the application form. Closing date for the second round is 5.00pm on Friday 24th April 2015.