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Computers for kids - free/low cost computers

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PositiveMommy
So good to see this list! Nice job! :-)
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Anonymous
 in response to mily...   

While it is not free, I have found a place in houston that does offer refurbished computers to low income families for only $45.

Ecycle houston

I will keep checking to see if I can find more. I hope this helps!

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mily
are there any organtions in houston tx
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LORIE38
 in response to MINIA...   IF YOU DON'T HERE FROM NO ONE, TRY YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY.
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MINIA

HELLO I AM A SINGLE DISABLE MOTHER AN I'M IN NEED OF HELP TO GET MY DAUGHTER A LABTOP COMPUTER OR DESKTOP
TO HELP WITH HER STUDIES AT SCHOOL.BECAUSE SHE IS FAILING DO TO ME NOT HAVING ONE.SO,BY THE GRACES OF GOD IS THERE ANYONE THAT CAN HELP ME.
THANK YOU AN HAVE A BLESSED THANKSGIVING!!!

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Anonymous
 in response to Anaid...   

There sure are... Computers for kids , Idaho

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Anaid

Are there any resources available for the state of Idaho?

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Anonymous
 in response to Mommy Fe Fe...   

yes there are! I foudn the 2 below.. I hope they can help!

free geek

pcs for people

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Mommy Fe Fe

Are there any resources in Minnesota for free computers?

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single_mom_ga

hi, i am a single mom of a ten yr old boy with adhd and behavioral promblems, we were homeless a few yrs ago due to my loss of job. and ever since i have been struggling to make life good again for my son. in the last yr we have moved from NH to CT and back in febuary to GA. I just recently got a part time job for a fast food resturaunt and am scraping by. with all of this moving around my poor son has lost friends and suffers from emotional and behavior problems he just wants a computer so he can stay in touch with friends and his teachers suggested it would help him in school too. they have websites geared to engage kids like tyeler and make school enjoyable. i just dont have the money and he is not aloud to use the computer where we live at now. is there any programs in Georgia that may be able to assist me in getting my son a laptop/computer?

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Anonymous
 in response to whenagar...   

Hey, Wade!

I know how important it is for kids to have a computer today. I also know how expensive they can be.I just need a city and state ( or even county and state)  to work with and I will see what I can find. Most of these organizations are local, so, if you could help me out, I would be glad to see what is out your way. Thanks! 

If there is anything else your mom may need help with, there is a lot of help available- especially for single moms. I know how hard it can be with one parent and one income.I know it is hard, but you seem like the type of kid who has the drive to achieve whatever he sets his mind to. 

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whenagar

hello my name is wade i am 15 yrs old, i am in desperate need of a PC to help me exceed in school. as it is right now i have no computer at all. and unfortunately due the economy my single mother has to support me and her in our struggle to get by in life. please contact my mother with any help possible her email is kirby7465@aol.com please help out

thank you

 

 

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PAINTERLOU

My daughters are in high school and are desperatly needing laptops but i cant afford to purchase them due to low income and the economy.Can someone please guide me in the direction of someone who is willing to donate a couple of laptops.I will deeply appreciate it ,may god bless.please contact me at louspainting@yahoo.com.THANK YOU

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Anonymous
 in response to Senior in Need...   

I have never seen a community so lacking in resources! This is probably the first time I have had such a hard time locating anything. Even the hospital website doesn't work?!!!

My best suggestion to you would be to contact your state department of aging. They seem to be your best possible source for assistance. Contact their ombudsman program perhaps they can intervene on your behalf with social security.

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Senior in Need

Iam a 56 yr old white male-O have applloed to Social Security two yrs ago, I missed two appointments and now have a 15 month wait at Social security. Iam unable to walk/stand/kneel,I have also just been put on Oxygen-4 liter run rate iam now connected to Oxygen.

My only income is Food stamps-$200 per  month- I have a friend who is providing a roof/help/food. She is a single mother who is disabbled and only has a half of a lung. Otherwise, Id be homeless here in Mt.

I have no gas money to get to Dr's in Butte and need any help that might be offered. All info can be confirmed, with Dr or Social Security.

I have exhausted all local agencies- and ot seems I have fallen through the cracks

Thank you

 

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doanyonecare

i am a single mother of five.I am disabled but want to go to college. I am in great need of a computer because i have to stay home with my children. all the teachers want typed papers.

i also have a 10 yearold who is disabled. i live in california

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Anonymous
 in response to mjperez5683...   

Wow! This was tougher than I thought it would be.. apparently I have a LOT of updating to do...most sites were gone - others only donate to other organizations...

I did find 2 sites that my be able to help you ...

student pcs online

 and

texas center for the physically disabled 

in the mean time I want to thank you for bringing this to my attention so I can update this page! I wish you the best of luck for you and you child.. if there is anything else you need, check my national page ( link at the top) and I checked that one and it  does work! 

I did check shriners and kiwanis - neither site mentioned anything about gifts or grants to individuals - but it never hurts to ask... 

Finally I just checked Texas and found the Texas dept of assistive and rehabilitative services  - check them first (if you haven't already)- here are some fo the services they provide free of charge:

  • Assistive Technology: Services & Devices
  • Audiology
  • Developmental Services
  • Early Identification, Screening & Assessment
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Education
  • Medical Services (diagnostic or evaluation services used to determine eligibility)
  • Nursing Services
  • Nutrition Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychological Services
  • Service Coordination
  • Social Work Services
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Vision Services

 

 

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mjperez5683

Hello! My name is Maria and I am unemployed I am trying to get a computer for my 7 yr old son who has been diagnosed with Autism last year. He is struggling with writing since he was 4 yrs old. I was told he would have to carry around a keyboard or laptop computer around school to take notes and do his educational work. I would like to provide my son with a computer but, I do not have the means to do so could you help and provide me with information or Resources of where I can get this kind of help. We live in Houston, Texas. Your help in any kind of way will be very much appreciated. Thank you very much for all that you do for children with special needs. God Bless.

 

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dalla2j

yes my name is dallas lawson. my wife is disabled. and i have mental problems. iam trying to go to school for locksmithing. it is a home school class. that way i don't have tobe away from my wife. we live off $800.00 a month. we can not buy me a computer. i have to take my tests online. i hate to ask for help. but i trying to better myself to take care of my family. thank you for your time and help.

my email is dalla2j@yahoo.com

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