Due to the recent developments regarding the Corona Virus (COVID-19) effective immediately CLOSING THE DIGITAL GAP (CTDG) non-profit offices will be closed to the public during the month of March 2020 and April 2020 and will be transacting programs and services, along with meetings via online or telephone or email. CTDG will set appointments in extreme circumstances for supporting low-income in gaining access to pick-up pre-ordered technology equipment and/or internet access services on a case by case basis, along with help for essential workers or seniors needing equipment or the internet.
Have a Digital Day and we hope that you and your family stay home, stay safe and stay well.
Please visit the CDC and Michigan's Governor website for updated info about COVID-19 at:
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REMEMBER, SOCIAL DISTANCING IS IMPORTANT AND MAY SAVE LIVES OR EVEN SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-10. Wash your hands frequently, Disinfect your surfaces thoroughly, and try not to touch your face with your hands. Cough into your sleeve (elbow areas) and use appropriate P.P.E. when available and necessary.
COVID-19 has caused many school closures or schools to shift completely and totally online.
In an effort to support low-income families in Michigan we would like to know:
Does your child K-12 or college student need equipment or internet to learn online???
Closing The Digital Gap (CTDG) may be able to help, if are an eligible low-income family or individual. Please send CTDG an email detailing your needs and one of our dedicated staff will get back to you within 48 hours.
We will do a detailed online or over the phone assessment with our case managers, in which you may be referred to Comcast Essentials, AT&T Access, Frontier other other providers of low-cost or Lifeline Internet.
Due to high volume of inquiries, phone calls are not being taken regarding equipment, only emails. Various technology is available, along with training courses to keep you learning while out of school.
HELPFUL EDUCATIONAL LINKS for YOUTH:
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Corona Virus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 has caused many workers to have to work from remote locations and or at home.
In an effort to support small businesses, small non-profits and essential workers or those assigned to work at home or remotely we would like to know:
Do you need to work remotely or from home???
Closing The Digital gap might be able to help you get started in a make shift virtual home office and provide you with software, programs, applications or technology equipment to ensure you get your work done.
Feel free to contact us for all of your technology needs at:
For more info or to get an additional monitor or desktop, laptop, tablet or accessories (ie. mouse, keyboard, speakers, webcam, etc.)
If you have been laid off during the onset of the COVID-19 virus and would like to take some online courses to upskill, get technology tips/tricks, or learn everyday essential digital skills to advanced skills, we are still offering courses, but 100% online and NOT in-seat at this time. Your choice of courses on-demand or self-paced or online within a group or videochat. Let CTDG show you how to set up tele/video conferences service or get the right equipment to do work from home.
Please visit the White House and CDC below websites for more info regarding the Corona-virus.
White House Guidelines:
Please visit the State of Michigan and Governor Gretchen Whitmer's websites below for more information regarding the Corona-virus.
State of MI:
4-09-2020 Today, Governor Whitmer signed executive order 2020-42, extending her prior “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through the end of April. Link to the Executive Order https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/MIEOG/2020/04/09/file_attachments/1423850/EO%202020-42.pdf