The need for internet spans beyond high school education. A high-speed internet connection in the home opens doors to better healthcare access, job training and continuing education and job searches. Getting connected means being connected to:
The internet is changing the way we experience healthcare. Patients can connect to vital healthcare services easily and online from the comfort of their home, whether health education services, mental health consultations or doctor-patient consultations.
BaylorScott&White uses MyBSWHealth on a smartphone, computer or tablet.
Medical City Healthcare offers several telehealth options from screenings to the ER.
Methodist Now offers virtual visits with Methodist Family Health Center Doctors.
Parkland Connect allows patients to connect with any mobile device or computer.
Parkland’s 12 Youth & Family Clinics are based at schools across Dallas County. Patients receive a diagnosis or treatment by using video.
Texas Health Resources offers information when planning a virtual visit.
UT Southwestern Virtual Care connects patients and providers through video visits rather than in the office.
When it comes to looking for a job, roughly 60-70% of job postings can be found online. Internet in the home is an open channel to find job postings, research companies, learn about industries and, of course, apply for jobs.
Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas includes access to free job matching and current opportunities across North Texas.
Goodwill’s Job Connection Centers provide a positive, supportive environment where anyone can access resources and learn skills to conduct a job search.
The Community Resources Welcoming Hub, created by the City of Dallas, includes employment opportunities, services, and more in over 100 languages.
AARP offers resources to those 50+ to find employment opportunities.
Want to go back to school, get a certification, learn something new? Additional training and education improves earning potential, job prospects and job security. High-speed internet access at home connects family members to the resources they need to further their education and build new job skills.
The City of Dallas lists public benefits such as training workshops and continuing education, available to you and in your zip code.
CollegeWorks provides information on colleges and organizations offering training in high-demand career fields.
Vocational TrainingHQ offers free training programs to help individuals advance their careers.