Digital access and support directory: Girvan area

Customer Service Centre – Girvan

Where can I go? 17-19 Knockcushan Street,
Girvan
KA26 9AG
What access is there to computers? Supported Access is available by appointment.
What assistance/support is available to help me use the computer? A Universal Credit Digital Support Officer can assist you to make your claim for Universal Credit.
What assistance/support is available to help me complete my Universal Credit application? A Universal Credit Digital Support Officer can assist you to make your claim for Universal Credit.
When can I access the computers and available support? Mon - Thurs 9am-4.45pm
Fri 9am-4pm
How do I make a booking? Phone: 0300 123 0900
In person: Appointments can be made in person but it is advisable to phone first to confirm availability and get advice about what information to bring with you.

Girvan JobCentre Plus

Where can I go? Girvan JobCentre Plus
20A Henrietta Street
Girvan
KA26 9AL
What access is there to computers? 4 computers are available for use, subject to demand.
Digital support is available for anyone claiming benefits. PCs/laptops are available with internet access.
Free wi-fi is available for you to connect to your own devices.
What assistance/support is available to help me use the computer? Assistance is provided for PC/tablet use – for example, using social media, online job searching, uploading a CV. This is subject to staff availability. ‘Get Set’ service provides assistance with setting up/maintaining email account. Digital Skills classes are provided free to clients who need help to use PCs/laptops/tablets – course dates and times will be confirmed by staff on enquiry.
What assistance/support is available to help me complete my Universal Credit application? Assistance is provided for completing the Universal Credit application.
When can I access the computers and available support? Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
How do I make a booking? Phone: 0845 604 3719
In person: Drop-in service at any time during opening hours, subject to availability.

Opportunities Advice Service

Where can I go? 14 computers are available for use, subject to demand.
Opportunities Advice Service Carrick Buildings
Henrietta Street
Girvan
KA26 9AL
What access is there to computers? PCs are available with internet access and printing facilities.
Free wi-fi is available for you to connect to your own devices.
What assistance/support is available to help me use the computer? Staff are on site to provide support subject to availability.
Work Club - Dedicated staff members are available for assistance with application form filling, job search, interview skills and sourcing local training opportunities.
What assistance/support is available to help me complete my Universal Credit application? Assistance is provided for completing the Universal Credit application.
When can I access the computers and available support? Mon-Thurs 8:45am-4:45pm
Fri 8:45am-4.00pm
Work Club Wednesday 10am-11.30am
How do I make a booking? Phone: 01465 716600
In person: Drop-in at any time to use the facilities.

Girvan Library

Where can I go? Girvan Library
Montgomerie Street
Girvan
KA26 9HE
What access is there to computers? 6 computers are available for use, subject to demand.
All customers require a South Ayrshire Council library card to access the computers. This can be easily obtained; all you need is proof of ID to show library staff and they will provide you with access.
PCs are available with internet access and printing facilities.
4 computers available for 1 hour; 2 Express PCs available for 30 minutes
Free Wi-Fi is available for you to connect to your own devices.
What assistance/support is available to help me use the computer? Subject to staff availability, library staff will help with general use of the Internet and will support you to set up a free email account.
What assistance/support is available to help me complete my Universal Credit application? Unfortunately there is no assistance/support available to help with Universal Credit applications.
When can I access the computers and available support? Mon 11am-1pm & 2pm-7pm
Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
How do I make a booking? Phone: 01465 712813
Online: netloan.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/netloan
In person: Pop into the library to arrange a time. Drop-in customers will be accepted, subject to availability.

Ballantrae Library

Where can I go? Ballantrae Library
The Hall
Ballantrae
KA26 0NB
What access is there to computers? 1 computer is available for use, subject to demand.
All customers require a South Ayrshire Council library card to access the computers. This can be easily obtained; all you need is proof of ID to show library staff and they will provide you with access.
1 PC is available with internet access and printing facilities.
Public access to computers for one hour.
Free Wi-Fi is available for you to connect to your own devices.
What assistance/support is available to help me use the computer? Staff are on site, however are only able to provide brief assistance subject to availability.
What assistance/support is available to help me complete my Universal Credit application? Unfortunately there is no assistance/support available to help with Universal Credit applications.
When can I access the computers and available support? Mon 4pm-7pm
Tues 3pm-5pm
Thurs & Fri 10am-12pm
How do I make a booking? Phone: 01465 831521
Online: netloan.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/netloan
In person: Pop into the library to arrange a time. Drop-in customers will be accepted, subject to availability.