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The ATTAIN Lab is currently closed for in person services until further notice. Remote services are available by contacting Pryce Mandel at

The ATTAIN (Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking) laboratory offers free access to the Internet and free computer training to members of the community in an attractive, comfortable environment.

The lab — which features state-of-the-art computers — is a partnership between Henry Street Settlement, the State University of New York, and Microsoft.


Computer Basics Course
Learn to use email, navigate Windows 7, use basic features of Word 2016, surf and search the Internet. Pass the exam to earn a Digital Literacy Certificate.
Prerequisite: None 

Microsoft Office 2016 Certification Courses
These courses prepare participants who desire to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access or Outlook by learning advanced skills in those programs and test preparation to pass the exam. *Microsoft Office is not taught as a suite; only one program per course.
Prerequisite: Digital Literacy Certificate is required for all.
*Note: Outlook is only available as a self paced study option and Access is only offered once or twice a year.

Rosetta Stone
More details coming soon.

Aztec Adult Basic Education
More details coming soon.

Edmentum Online Learning
More details coming soon.

Self Paced Training
Learn on your own schedule. Earn certificates upon completion of each course. Courses are available in the lab in Employability skills, Academic skills, Life skills, Occupational skills, English Language and second language skills, and Typing skills.


Q: How do I sign up?
A: For onsite and virtual learning, fill out the form at A lab assistant will follow up with you to schedule your appointment and next steps.

Q: Is there a cost?
A: Everything is free, but you must bring your own USB storage device (flash drive) if needed.

Q: Where can I find the monthly calendar?
A: In the ATTAN lab or online at Lab schedules may be subject to change at any time. Please check the calendar online or call 212.254.3100 before visiting the lab.

Q: Can I certify in all of the Microsoft Office programs by taking one combined class?
A: No, only one program is taught per class.

Q: What if no one answers the phone when I call the lab?
A: Leave a voicemail and we will return your call as soon as possible.

To visit the ATTAIN lab’s website, click here »

To view the monthly calendar, click here »

Apply for the ATTAIN Computer Lab Volunteer Opportunity here!

Information about the ATTAIN Lab (.pdf) »

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