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Upcoming small group lessons and talks on our schedule are just the beginning. Any topic, any time: just request a one-to-one appointment.

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"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"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."

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

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

You are changing people's lives!

"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."

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

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

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

"Great, as always!"

"Wonderful staff!"

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

I'm fixed!!

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

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

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

"You're all A+."

"What a wonderful resource!"

"Thanks for all that you do!"

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

You really released my anxiety!

"You seem to be doing everything right."

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

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

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

"This is great!"

"I rate my service there a 10!"

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

We are so lucky!!

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

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

"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."

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

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

"That was fantastic!"

"Great service!"

"I am so happy you are here!"

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

"I feel much more confident."

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

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

"Great experience!"

"This is a great resource!"

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

SDM is a gift to the community!

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

Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.
(Last appointment of the day is 1:00 pm)

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