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"The mission of Chester County InterLink (CCIL) is to ensure that Chester County residents and organizations have easy and equitable electronic access to information while encouraging interaction among them as part of an electronic community." Read more
"The mission of Chester County InterLink (CCIL) is to ensure that Chester County residents and organizations have easy and equitable electronic access to information while encouraging interaction among them as part of an electronic community."
Chester County Interlink is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1993 by Jordan Seidel and Eric Raymond. Major supporters include Chester County Hospital and West Chester University. CCIL is financed almost exclusively through user donations and grants.
CCIL makes free Internet access and related services available to all who live, work or attend school in Chester County. In addition, CCIL provides web hosting and related ancillary services for a number of Chester County non-profit organizations including The Salvation Army, West Chester Senior Center, Habitat for Humanity and Grove United Methodist Church.
Among CCIL users benefiting are senior citizens, the disabled, lower income citizens and those who may not ordinarily have the finances to support hardware purchases and/or Internet service. Moreover, in addition to equipment and Internet service needs, CCIL volunteers provide users with required instruction, set-up and general handholding. CCIL combines the best of high tech along with high touch to ensure end users achieve maximum benefit from their Internet access.
CCIL's strongest assets are our community support, primarily from Chester County Hospital and West Chester University, our solid volunteer base and donations from our users. Through our community and corporate outreach programs, CCIL envisions broadening existing Internet access services and continuing to make technology upgrades.