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The SDM shop will be closed from Monday March 16 until further notice

SDM Shop in evening


Call us at 781-606-2621 or

come visit us at the shop

Parking info and Directions

For days we are closed - calendar

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

Meet our SDM trainers

Executive Director

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

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

"I rate my service there a 10!"

"This is a great resource!"

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

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

"Wonderful staff!"

"You're all A+."

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

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

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

We are so lucky!!

I'm fixed!!

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

"What a wonderful resource!"

"Great, as always!"

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

SDM is a gift to the community!

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

"Great service!"

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

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

You really released my anxiety!

"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 so happy you are here!"

"You saved the day!"

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

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

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

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

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

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

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

"This is great!"

"Thanks for all that you do!"

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

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

"My sister raved about the help she received."

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

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

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

"You seem to be doing everything right."

"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."

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

"That was fantastic!"

You are changing people's lives!

"I feel much more confident."

"Great experience!"


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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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