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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. To schedule an appointment with Lafayette Chamber’s SCORE representative, Roy Elliot, call him at 925-283-6261 or send him at email at

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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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