Useful Apps & Websites
NHS Apps Library - Find Apps and online tools to help you manage your health and wellbeing
WhatsApp - More than 2 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. - Access GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service - 07860 064422 - message the word 'hi' to get started
Zoom - Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems.
Skype - is for doing things together, whenever you are apart. Skype text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
YouTube - Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content and share it all with friends, family and the world on YouTube.
Stitch - Stitch is the world’s largest companionship community for over 50's. Created by members, for members. Being part of a community makes life richer and more fun. Because everybody needs companionship, especially now.
Facebook - Create an account or log in to Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.
TikTok - is the destination for short-form mobile videos. Our mission is to capture and present the world's creativity, knowledge, and precious life moments, directly from the mobile phone.
Houseparty - Group video chat with Houseparty on Chrome so you can talk to your friends when you're not together
SLOWLY - is not your typical networking or dating app. We’re bringing the traditional pen friend experience to your smartphone. The app is created for those who yearn for meaningful conversations with people in the era of instant messaging. We hope to connect people around the world at a slower but better pace – one letter at a time.
Action for Happiness - The Action for Happiness app is your daily companion for a happier life. You’ll receive simple, daily action ideas designed to help you boost your own wellbeing and spread more happiness to others around you too. Each month’s actions follow a specific theme, all based on the latest scientific research about happiness.
Daily Haloha - Daily Haloha is the perfect antidote to the ills of social media and online engagement. Each response to the daily prompts is a peek into the practice of personal reflection. No judgement, no one-upmanship, no debate. Just a place to be, share and connect with others (and yourself) in a very real way.
Calm - Relax with Calm, a simple mindfulness meditation app that brings clarity and peace of mind into your life.
NextDoor - Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services.
Stay Alive - Suicide Prevention App, packed full of useful informationto help you stay safe.
OLIO - On OLIO, you’ll find millions of people giving away food & other household items to their neighbours, all for free.
Too Good To Go - Fight Food Waste, Feel Good - Every day, delicious, fresh food goes to waste at cafes, restaurants, hotels, shops and supermarkets - just because it hasn’t sold in time. Too Good To Go lets you rescue a Magic Bag of this food so it gets eaten instead of wasted. You won’t know exactly what’s in your order until you pick it up - it’s all part of the surprise. Great food at great prices, served with a side of environmental kudos.
Learn My Way - Free courses on using a computer, browsing the web, sending an email and finding work online.
BT - Skills for Tomorrow - Empowering you with the skills you need today, for a better tomorrow
Techboomers.com - A free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.
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Online Therapy Service - Supporting those in isolation - https://www.thehelphub.co.uk/
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