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
Website: www.ContraCostaSBDC.org

 

Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County: COVID-19 Resource Hotline Call Center for Businesses and Jobseekers

As part of their Bounce Back Contra Costa campaign, the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County (WDB), is providing information and resources to help businesses and employees/job seekers navigate through this COVID-19 crisis. Call the WDB COVID-19 Resource Hotline Call Center at 1-833-320-1919, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm or click here to email. For further details, visit https://www.wdbccc.com.

 

Small Business Help From SCORE

 
SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. No matter what stage your business is at SCORE has a mentor for you. The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has been partnering with SCORE for over 15 years. We welcome our chamber members and community members to schedule a meeting with a SCORE representative on Tuesdays form 1:00pm -4:00pm. We are proud to announce a new member of our team…
 
 
Mike Harris will take over as our in-house SCORE counselor starting this August, 2021. Mike earned a BS with an emphasis on electronics from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA from Santa Clara University. After a few years in engineering, Mike spent most of his career in high tech marketing and operations management. While continuing to work in electronics he helped manage his family retail business. After retiring from his career in electronics, Mike began working with small businesses helping them obtain working capital loans. Besides mentoring, Mike helps present SCORE business plans and financial planning workshops.
 
 
To schedule your appointment, please call East Bay SCORE at (408) 398-7898. In person meetings at the Lafayette Chamber office are by appointment only.