DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy. It focuses on the most basic skills, such as using a computer, navigating a web site, and searching. Modules are video-based with narration, 6 to 22 minutes long, written at a basic reading level, and help learners practice skills like using a mouse and setting up passwords.
Tutorial or Guide
Healthcare.gov is the primary tool for learning about the Marketplace, and to shop for and enroll in plans.
Telephone assistance for the Health Insurance Marketplace is available 24/7 – 1-800-318-2596
Resources for members of the LGBTQIA community in Kansas City.
HOTLINES, SAFE PLACES, APPS
The Trevor Project
www.thetrevorproject.org | 866-488-7386
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention nationally to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24. Text or chat with trained volunteers.
The AARP Tax-Aide Program provides free tax preparation and assistance services to low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) provides free tax help to taxpayers with lower incomes who cannot prepare their own tax returns. The IRS specifies that VITA serves people who make less than $60,000 per year. However, the minimum income required to qualify for VITA tax-aid may vary from group to group.