Structured in-person learning
Class sessions that teach social and independent skills ranging from social etiquette to healthy eating.The network of people, including teachers and volunteers, that facilitates the practice of those skills.
But in-person training is limited by a usually once-in-a-week learning schedule and in-person only network contact.
Trusted Stranger Network (TSN)
They are specialized social network that allows the individuals to crowdsource information or advice based on specific needsThey also support the individuals to expand the individuals’ social network.
But the utility of TSN is limited to those who are already comfortable interacting with technology. Plus, qualified volunteers are hard to recruit and incentivize.