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SDM is open for in-shop appointments. No drop-ins.

Also available for email, phone and video assistance
Expanded hours through 2020
SDM Shop in evening

Scheduled lessons and ShopTalks are just the beginning. Any topic, any time: just request a one-to-one appointment, in person or remotely.

Check out our self-study materials on Pinterest, YouTube and in our blog posts.

Meet our SDM trainers

Executive Director

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

Former Staff

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

"This is a great resource!"

We are so lucky!!

I'm fixed!!

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

"Thanks for all that you do!"

"I'm very excited that SDM is in town."

"Great experience!"

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

"You're all A+."

"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."

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

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

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

"What a wonderful resource!"

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

"Great service!"

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

"Great, as always!"

"I rate my service there a 10!"

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

"That was fantastic!"

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

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

SDM is a gift to the community!

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

"I feel much more confident."

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

"I am so happy you are here!"

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

"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."

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

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

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

You really released my anxiety!

"This is great!"

"You seem to be doing everything right."

Thank you! I hope not to see you again soon!

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

"Wonderful staff!"

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

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

You are changing people's lives!

"You saved the day!"


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CALL US at 781.606.2621, EMAIL, OR VISIT US

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

(Directions to our shop)



Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm;

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm;

Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Sunday: Closed

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