By Rachael Grealish
Impact’s Foyers in Penrith and South Lakes launched free IT classes and an online art gallery for people during lockdown.
For the last ten years Impact has forged an excellent partnership with UK Online which has allowed the local communities to take up free IT classes.
In the current climate these can no longer take place in the Foyers, however their team can now offer virtual support to assist people with a series of free IT sessions.
The sessions on offer help people gain access to online services from staying in touch with family and friends, social media, accessing apps, emails and much more – all sessions can be tailored to a person’s individual needs.
Along with this Impact’s Foyers have launched their first ‘Virtual Art Gallery’ In a bid to inspire people to use art to be creative which also supports mental health and wellbeing, by writing, sculpturing, taking photos, drawings or any other interesting hobbies.
Photos of the creations will be displayed in the Foyers – which are currently closed to the public due to COVID-19- to launch their virtual exhibition.
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For those interested in taking part in the exhibition or an IT session tutorial the team can be contacted on 07593 452102 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.