At SDM Foundation…

…we make computers easy for everyone.  We offer small group lessons and one-on-one tutoring tailored to your needs and interests.  Our patient associates are ready to help you learn at your pace, using either your equipment or ours. No question is too simple; we help everyone, beginners to advanced.  All of our services are COMPLETELY FREE and are offered at our shop at 465 Main St. in Melrose, Massachusetts.

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WELCOME

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Call us at 781-606-2621 to make an appointment, or drop in and meet us.

Interested in learning more about our history and mission?

Upcoming lessons and talks on our schedule are just the beginning.

Any topic, any time: just give us a call to arrange a one-to-one appointment.

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"Such a welcoming, relaxed pace. Thank you for everything!"

"This is a great resource!"

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"Great service for people who need advice and to learn their way around the systems."

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

"Your employee was terrific! Clear, concise and well-informed!"

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"You seem to be doing everything right."

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"I like the opportunity to have on-going questions that arise answered as my knowledge base increases."

"I live in Senior Citizen housing and I’m spreading the news of how great you are!"

"Came in to fix an email problem.  They were able to correct the problem.  I have had others try, including the Geek Squad, and each thought they made the correction.  They had not."

"I am very thankful that you are so handy in downtown Melrose.  I’ve been looking for such a place forever so I don’t have to be bothering family and friends."

"A warm welcoming environment.  I’ll definitely be back!"

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

"I rate my service there a 10!"

"Wonderful staff!"

"What a wonderful resource!"

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"I feel much more confident."

"A 'user-friendly' business that is free to the public - couldn't be better!"

"The employee made me feel that no question was too basic."

"Great experience!"

"I think your service is needed and great for the community."

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"You're all A+."

"That was a great program! Thanks. My daughter was even showing her younger brother what they did."

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"Great, as always!"

Meeting you made my day. I was thrilled to be here. Thank you for this incredible service. I am truly "grateful."

"I love to come here! It's such a happy place!"

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"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

"My associate is a superb teacher with much patience and thoughtfulness of my many disabilities."

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"SDM is very helpful and I am so appreciative of the work you do with our community!"

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

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SDM Foundation
465 Main Street | Melrose, MA 02176 | 781.606.2621

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Email: info@sdmfoundation.net

Hours:

Monday through Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm;
(Last appointment of the day is 3:00 pm)

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

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