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Age UK Oldham has a trusted history with older people in Oldham and our IT Care Service can assist you with your tech problems.

So don’t write off your laptop or computer just yet - for just a little outlay we may be able to give your equipment a new lease of life. The IT Care Service can assist older people who may be experiencing problems with their computers, laptops and printers and provide customers with the latest techniques to solve connection problems. Our qualified technician has over ten years experience and is fully certified in hardware, software and network security.

What we can do

  • Replace damaged hardware
  • Upgrade hard drives
  • Memory upgrade
  • Broadband and internet connection problems
  • Broken laptop screens
  • Virus and spyware removal
  • Computer optimization and clean up (remove corrupt files which will slow down the performance of your computer)
  • Printer and peripheral problems
  • Data loss and recovery


  • Repairs and upgrades - £25:00 + parts or a nominal fee of £15:00 if we cannot fix your equipment
  • Optimization clean up and service - £25:00
  • Printer and peripheral problems - £25:00
  • Data loss and recovery - £30:00 to £70:00
  • Broadband and internet connection problems (fixed at home) - £25:00

We can also arrange to collect and deliver your equipment once it's been repaired or upgraded for an additional collect and delivery charge of £10.00

Accessing this service

You can bring your equipment to us at Chadderton Over 60s Centre, Broadway, Chadderton, OL9 9QU, at the following times:

  • Wednesdays, 9:30am to 11:30am
  • Wednesdays, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Fridays, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

You can also get in touch using the contact details below to arrange for collection and delivery.


Age UK Head Office
Phone: 0161 633 0213

Further information

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