Senior citizens in the Mahoning Valley are eligible for a free Amazon Echo Dot to start the new year.

The Senior Support Action Group has 400 Amazon Echo Dots, also known as 'Alexa', left to install.

Echo Dot devices are able to make calls to emergency contacts, play music, check the weather and more.

The group will install the device for seniors living in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

To sign up for an Echo Dot, contact the Senior Support Action Group at 330-424-7877 extension 2. From their you'll fill out an intake form and get on the distribution list.

If you do not receive a call back within a week, call back. The group currently has only one operator receiving calls.