Helping to keep Switchboard running

Helping to keep Switchboard running

Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard is a community organisation and registered charity providing support services run for and by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people in the heart of the LGBT … Read more

Bringing global expeditions to the classroom

Digital Explorer is a social enterprise that develops education projects in collaboration with scientific and cultural expeditions, helping to bring the world to the classroom and encouraging young people to … Read more

Doing something great with an extra plate

Doing something great with an extra plate

Casserole Club helps people share extra portions of home-cooked food with others in their area who might not always be able to cook for themselves. Members serve up meals to … Read more

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Crowdfunding for social good

Brought to you by the people behind JustGiving, Yimby is a new crowdfunding community for social good. The platform allows anyone to raise money for a project in their community … Read more

Breaking free from alcohol and drug dependence

Breaking Free has developed a pioneering internet-based treatment programme for substance misuse difficulties which enables people to overcome alcohol and drug dependence. Breaking Free Online is a genuine world-first in … Read more

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Connecting young people with the digital jobs of the future

The Digital Youth Academy’s (DYA’s) vision is simple – to match the inherent digital and social media skills of young people with businesses that require them. Founder Penny Power, OBE, … Read more

Growing an international network of young coders

Growing an international network of young coders

Young Rewired State is an independent global network of young people aged 18 and under who have taught themselves to program computers. The organisation introduces these children to like-minded peers … Read more

Dementia Pal

Building better services for the families of people with dementia

Following the diagnosis and sad passing of his Gran, Adam Pool and his mother Jackie formed Dementia Pal; a web-based information and resource centre for families, helping them to support … Read more

Amy Mather

A great ambassador for young coders

Amy Mather is a student in Manchester, with three years of coding experience already tucked under her belt. At just 15 years old, Amy has already eloquently presented her work … Read more

Computer Friendly in St Albans

The friendly face of computer help

St Albans and District Café Net was founded in 2002, with the intention of providing basic computer and internet training, delivered by a team of volunteers. Café Net provided support … Read more

DWP Customer Contact Team winner of BT Contact Us Award 2011

Transforming access to benefits information for disabled people

The Transforming Customer Contact Team at the Department of Work and Pensions has rolled out a variety of accessible technologies to help disabled customers contact the right person to deal … Read more