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The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) is a specialty community legal clinic that was established to provide a range of legal services to low-income seniors in Ontario. The legal services include advice and representation to individual and group clients, public legal education, law reform and community development activities. ACE serves people 60 years of age and over in the Greater Toronto Area, and may also provide services to seniors outside of Toronto if the case is of significance to the seniors' community. ACE also works with the local community clinics across the province to provide legal services to seniors living in these other locations. They offer both direct legal services and a directory of resources on seniors' rights, fraud prevention, and financial advice among others.
ABC Life Literacy Canada is a non-profit organization that aims to strengthen organizations that promote adult learning. The ABC Internet Matters program consists of a free workbook and downloadable resources to help new internet users learn how to use the internet. The program assists adult and senior Canadians with developing a basic understanding of what the internet is, how to access it, and how to stay safe online.
YMCA Greater Toronto
Cyber Security Program, Plugging In, The Bright Spot, Y Digital Skills Literacy Program (YMCA Greater Toronto)https://www.ymca.ca/news/ymca-greater-toronto-launches-bright-spot-support-older-adults
Cyber Security Program - Partnering up with Lighthouse Labs, YMCA of Greater Toronto offers a fully funded 12-week cyber security program for 100 Ontarians. The Bright Spot - The YMCA of Greater Toronto launches The Bright Spot, an online community where
Media Smarts provides Canadian homes, schools, and communities with various programs and online resources that focus on improving digital and media literacy.
Take Back the Tech! is a champaign that highlights tech related violence against women and offers information and methods for taking action. The champaigners organize online safety workshops, online spaces to discuss women's right to privacy, and more.
Get Cyber Safe is a national public awareness campaign created to teach Canadians ways to keep themselves safe on the internet. The website offers informative articles and instructions on cyber security measures that can be taken for various of different devices.
City of Kitchener
The City of Kitchener's Tech Connects program is designed to help older adults access devices and improve their digital literacy skills and they offer both tech lending and introductory courses on software and devices. Courses are offered on both an in-person and remote basis and registered program members can take out iPads and Chromebooks for 30-day lending periods.
Youth Teaching Adults is a free introductory digital literacy program for adult learners, led by youth volunteer-tutors. The program is a collaboration between ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) and Youth Empowering Parents (YEP). The two organizations have come together to bring the program to under-served communities across Canada. Workshop materials were developed by YEP, and adapted by ABC into clear language, for use with adult learners. The available resources can be used to lead either remote or in-person workshops and Youth Teaching Adults provides training for groups and organizations seeking to lead workshops
Egale works to improve the lives of LGBTQI2S people in Canada and to enhance the global response to LGBTQI2S issues. This guide provides a webinar and series of resources for running an online Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) for youth.