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Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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Tech2Connect

Connecting older adults and adults with disabilities in Wyoming with remote social services, healthcare, and to combat social isolation caused by COVID.  


Let Tech2Connect guide you!  Complete the Tech2Connect Decision Guide.

*PLEASE REVIEW THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE COMPLETING THE GUIDE

Tech2Connect Decision Guide:  This guide will ask questions about technology wants and needs then generate an outcome report with suggestions for devices or training videos based on your responses. If you have complex needs for technology training or assistive technology, please contact Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR) for further evaluation, device suggestions, loans, and assistance.


Tech2Connect Video Resources

Available educational videos focused on resources noted can be found below.  Click on the bold words below to view video offerings

  • Safety and Privacy: Learn how to use your safely use your device, the internet, and ensure your information is kept private.

  • Telehealth: Learn how to connect with your doctor or other healthcare provider from the comfort and safety of your own home!

  • Connecting with Others.  Topic videos include:

    • Video Conferencing: Learn how to connect with friends, family, and others using video conferencing. 

    • Social Apps: Learn to use apps like Facebook or Instagram to keep up with friends, families, and special interest groups from a far!


Other Resources

Find other resources related to technology use and training in Wyoming.


The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic!

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.

Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) using an online or mail in application.

You can learn more about the benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting  www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit, or by calling 833-511-0311  


Need extra support? 

The Tech2Connect Program is partnering with Casper College to offer Open Labs!  Participants can receive technical assistance, learn more about their devices, and get answers to their questions. Free for participants, the open labs will also feature device demonstrations.

You can join open labs via a video conferencing program called Zoom or in person:

*You can also join any of the open labs by calling Professor Theresa Robinett at 307-268-3112.  We look forward to seeing you in open labs! 


Contact WyCOA with any questions!

Contact Us

Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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