Senior Employment Resources

Computer Training Resources

There are many places in the DC area where you can learn how to use computers or improve your skills, plus many online learning resources. We've focused on sources for learning the basics that are either free or inexpensive. If you need more advanced training or a certificate program, just do an Internet search.

Our list is divided into three parts:

Residence-Based Resources


Area-Wide Resources

These resources are open to anyone in the DC Metro area. Some may charge for services.

Online Resources

The following are staff- and user-recommended online computer learning resources.

We're in the process of updating our computer learning book recommendations. In general, we've been impressed with books from Visual Steps, which has a line of computer and technology learning books geared specifically for seniors.