Finding computer support in North Somerset

If  you need help or support in using computers, the following (mainly free) resources are currently available in North Somerset. If you know of a resource which is not listed here, please contact us and we will add it to the list.

North Somerset Council Libraries Computer Support Sessions

 [click here for the latest listings from the Libraries]

Volunteer computer buddies are being recruited for help at other times.

For All Healthy Living Centre Library – 10am-1pm – find out more about your computer.

Portishead Library – 10am–4.45pm. Booking essential. 01934 426040
Worle Library – 10am-1pm. Booking essential. 01934 426090
Winscombe Library – 3pm–4pm. Booking essential. 01934 426050
Clevedon Library – 10am-1pm & 1.30pm-2.20pm. Contact 01934 426020 to check availability.

Portishead Library – Age UK volunteers offer (over 50s) one to one basic computer and iPad skills 10am-11.30am for a maximum of six sessions. £2 per session booking Age UK 01823 345610. Also computer help available 12.30pm-2pm. Booking essential. 01934 426040

Weston Library 10.30am–noon. Age UK volunteers offer (over 50s) one to one basic computer and iPad skills £2 per session booked through Age UK – 01823 345610.
Clevedon Library – 1.30pm-3.30pm. Contact 01934 426020 to check availability.
Clevedon Library – 2.30pm-3.30pm. Drop-in session.
Nailsea Library – 10am-noon. Contact 01934 426030.
Portishead Library – 2pm-4pm. Contact 01934 426040.
Worle Library – 10.30am–12.30pm. Contact 01934 426090 to check next available session.
Yatton Library – 10am-noon and 2pm-4pm. Contact 01934 426100 to check availability.

Portishead Library – 11am-1pm. Booking essential 01934 426040.

Long Ashton Library – 11am-12.30pm. Contact essential 01934 426040.

North Somerset Council Libraries Gadget Clubs

Poster: Gadget clubs

Big Worle Beginner Computer Course

Run by Age UK Somerset at the Big Worle Hub (Preanes Green Resource Centre) in Clovelly Road, Worle in Tuesday mornings 10.30 till 12.00.

Booking is essential. Please click here for more information.

Westonworks Beginners Computer Training

There are spaces available on the free beginners computer training run at Westonworks on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

The course has a rolling start date and is available to the following groups:

  • anyone living in the Bournville, Coronation or Oldmixon areas
  • anyone who is an Alliance tenant
  • anyone who is an Alliance Living service user
  • anyone who is looking for work

We’ll take you through:
using the keyboard, mouse and what the Internet can do for you
using email, Internet safety and online searches
job search, Universal Jobmatch, skills & careers online (for job seekers)
online forms, shopping, banking
keeping in touch with family & friends and socialising online
staying healthy with NHS Choices – condition management, symptom checker and prescription check

To book, ring on 01934 426260 or drop into The Information Station, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3SS (opposite the Healthy Living Centre).

Community Learning West @ Carlton CentreTraining

There are a number of courses available at the Carlton Centre in Weston-super-Mare, including Computer Skills for Work, Basic IT and Intermediate IT. For more information, phone 01934 427504 or email