Who we are and what we do

ACE IT is an Edinburgh charity which helps older people learn digital skills. Older people are at risk of being excluded from our digital society. Devices can be complicated and technology can be daunting.

ACE IT staff and volunteers support people over 50 to use computers and other digital devices through tailored, free, 1:1 coaching. ACE IT teams also regularly visit care homes to help residents learn and use IT for independence, inclusion, to help improve their wellbeing and for leisure. From time to time, ACE IT provides IT courses for specific groups in the community, for example women returning to work, or community organisations.

One woman showing another woman how to use a laptop. They are both sitting at a table.

You can view our 2020-21 Annual Summary on Issuu here or as a PDF by clicking on the image below.

Mission statement

We exist to advance the knowledge and connectivity of older people in Edinburgh, through IT coaching and empowerment, to improve wellbeing, independence, and active involvement as citizens.