Support Services

Contra Costa Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Contra Costa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides no cost small business advising and training throughout Contra Costa County. We assist small business owners in Contra Costa County with: Small Business Loans,Operations/Financial Management, Government Contracting/Procurement, Exporting Assistance and much more!

Address: 4071 Port Chicago Highway Suite 250, Concord, 94520


SCORE Business Mentor

The SCORE Association, supported by SBA, is a nonprofit association of thousands of volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S. and its territories. SCORE members are trained to serve as counselors, advisors and mentors to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners. We welcome Steve Doran as Lafayette Chamber’s SCORE Counselor beginning January 8, 2019. The best way to set up an appointment for a face to face meeting Tuesdays between 2 and 5pm, or by phone or email on Thursdays, is to go to the East Bay Score website,, where you will see an overview of what SCORE has to offer and to request a meeting via our centralized appointments service center. Alternatively, you can call the SCORE office at (510) 273-6611.

VIEW -> January-March 2019 Workshop Schedule


John F. Kennedy University

The Pleasant Hill Campus houses the University’s administrative offices, two libraries and classrooms for its three colleges: the College of Business and Professional Studies, the College of Psychology and Holistic Studies, and the College of Law. The Continuing Education division also has its main office on the Pleasant Hill campus and offers a wide range of courses for psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and RNs.

Address: 100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Tel: 800-696-5358

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Walnut Creek Magazine

California Comfort: Lafayette’s Booming Restaurant Scene | Walnut Creek Magazine
by Pam Kessler and Fran Miller

It’s a good time to be a foodie in the East Bay. As the region’s culinary reputation expands, restaurateurs are stepping up their game. Local chefs are pushing the Lafayette dining scene forward in exciting ways with everything from wild boar pâté and honey fried chicken to duck confit fries and creamy mac n cheese. Here are a few Lafayette restaurants that are great places to eat. Read more >>