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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

Former Staff

Read our latest blog posts

How to watch SDM video lessons

SDM Foundation has video lessons posted on our YouTube channel. Read on to learn how you can watch SDM video lessons on YouTube.

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Unfreeze your PC – in Easy Steps

Did your PC or laptop stop working and the mouse doesn’t move? Read on for step by step instructions for an easy way to unfreeze your PC.

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How to search using the chrome browser

New to Chrome, Google’s web browser, and wondering how to find and use Google search? Read on for a guide on how to search using the chrome browser.

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How to Copy, Cut and Paste

Do you want to learn how to quickly copy, cut and paste text within a document? Read on to learn how to carry out these tasks quickly and simply.

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Welcome to our New Blog

Please follow along while we start to blog tips, tricks…

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"What a wonderful resource!"

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

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

"Great experience!"

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

We are so lucky!!

"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."

"You're all A+."

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

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

I'm fixed!!

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

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

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

"You seem to be doing everything right."

"Great, as always!"

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

"This is a great resource!"

"This is great!"

"That was fantastic!"

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

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

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

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

"Thanks for all that you do!"

"Great service!"

"I feel much more confident."

"You saved the day!"

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

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

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

"I am so happy you are here!"

SDM is a gift to the community!

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

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"Wonderful staff!"

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

"I rate my service there a 10!"

You are changing people's lives!

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

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

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

You really released my anxiety!

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

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

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


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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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