South End Technology Center @ Tent City

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Contact Information

South End Technology Center @ Tent City
Contact: Mel King, Director
Email Address: mhking@mit.edu
Phone: 617-578-0597
Fax: 617-578-0755

359 Columbus Avenue Boston, MA 02116
Area Served: Boston

Map Location South End Technology Center @ Tent City

Narrative

The South End Technology Center at Tent City (The Tech Center) is a collaborative venture between the Tent City Corporation (TCC) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Our fundamental purpose is to enable people to become producers of knowledge and sharers of ideas and information. Our scope and methods are as diverse as the people we serve. We provide free or low-cost access and training in most aspects of computer-related technology. The staff, mostly volunteers, has extensive backgrounds in computer technology and their applications. Hours of operation: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30 pm-8:30 pm, Friday 1 pm-4 pm. Assistive Technology Software Programs: Reading aids, screen magnification software and word prediction program. Assistive Tech Hardware: Adjustable computer workstation table, keyboard alternative, trackball, wrist/arm supports. Number of Computer Workstations: 20.

email: setc@tech-center-enlightentcity.tv

 

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • After School Programs

Program Type

  • Education
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service