Smart Technology Mentors Program
An opportunity to receive FREE in-home assistance to install & operate your smart home devices!
Smart Technology Mentors Program (STMP)
Leading Illinois nonprofit service organizations are testing a program to provide older adults and people with disabilities free in-home assistance to install and operate smart devices and to enroll in money-saving utility programs.
From August to December 2020, the Smart Technology Mentors Program will send out trained students with adult supervisors to install any one of six popular smart home devices a homeowner has purchased in order to live more independently. These devices include:
Smart Light Bulbs
Smart Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Monitors
Smart Indoor Air Quality Monitor & Purifier Outlet
The first 50 people that schedule a home installation visit will receive a FREE Google Home Mini Personal Assistant, Compliments of
To schedule an installation visit, please call: 800-123-4567 or fill out the form in the next section below:
Sign up to receive free assistance installing a smart home device
Please fill out the required information below and the Program Coordinator in your area will contact you within 2-business days to find a convenient time for your installation.
Frequently Asked Questions
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No, there is no cost for the installation visit. The homeowner need only purchase the device(s) they would like installed prior to the scheduled in-home visit.
Starting on August 1st and running through December 21st, 2020, installation visits are scheduled at the convenience of the homeowner and on the availability of the Program Coordinator and Student Technology Mentor.
Typically, these installation visits are scheduled during weekdays between the hours of 3:00 and 6:00 pm, although other time frames may also be available.
To schedule a visit, please complete and submit the sign up form above and the Program Coordinator will phone you to find the best time that works for you and the Student Technology Mentor.
Yes! You must have Internet service operating in the home prior to the scheduled installation visit. You must also purchase the device(s) you would like installed and have them in your possession prior to the visit.
STMP Collaborator Resources
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