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Alliance for Consumer Protection
Alliance for Consumer Protection
Provides consumer information and education; it mediates and negotiates complaints; helps resolve credit report problems; does consumer credit counseling and establishes family budgets. It attempts to protect the public from misrepresentation and scams.
277 Beaver Valley Mall
Route 18
Monaca, PA 15061
Eligibility: None
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
ASSETS
ASSETS
- Learning Circles--Courses for prospective or early-stage entrepreneurs which teach the basics of starting a business and producing a business plan.
- Lending Circles--Microloan program which provides loans and technical assistance to groups of 10-15 entrepreneurs in each circle, who collectively guarantee the loans, mitigating the risk of lending to borrowers with limited collateral and credit history.
- Women's Business Center - In September 2015, we received an SBA grant to start a Women's Business Center. This center will expand on our current training programs as well as providing specific workshops, seminars and consulting for women-owned businesses.
- Women's Leadership Circles--An innovative program designed for women leaders to cultivate transformational leadership to impact life, business, community -- especially our lowest income communities.
- Social Enterprise Accelerator/Pitch Competition--highly regarded program for prospective social enterprises which provides business plan workshops, individual Technical Assistance, crowdfunding and mentorship.
- Measure What Matters - Program for established businesses to start to measure their social and environmental performance with the same rigor that they measure the financial bottom line.
24 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: No limitations
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
BASE, Inc
BASE - Business Counseling

Provides business counseling services to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs throughout Lancaster County.
Programs:
- Small Business Development
Provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with one-on-one counseling
- Business Incubator
Facility that provides economical space, plus basic business support such as ongoing business consulting and technical assistance, conference room and shared copy and fax machines.
447 South Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Targets, but not limited to, low to moderate income individuals
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Chester County Library & District Center
Chester County Library System - Career and Small Business Development
Job seeking/resume writing assistance and workshops, small business plan devlopment, business and career resources, and nonprofit grant resources.
450 Exton Square Parkway
Exton, PA 19341
Eligibility: Open to all
Hours: By appointment only
City of Lancaster - Department of Community Planning and Economic Development
City of Lancaster - Economic Development Assistance

** NOTE **
Click here for Coronavirus Information



Assistance includes:
- Facilitating municipal reviews
- Site search
- Technical assistance
- Access to federal, state and local business loan programs

The Department also coordinates:
- The City's Keystone Opportunity Zone and CRIZ Program
120 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Eligibility: Prospective business owners, property owners or real estate developers
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
City of Lebanon
City of Lebanon
City of Lebanon Offices
- Permits and licenses
- Recreation
- Community ad Economic Development
- Accounts and Finances
- Engineering
- Traffic
- Highway
- Recycling
- Building and Zoning
- Shade Trees
- Bureau of Police
- Department of Public Safety
Click here for the City Brochure
400 South 8th Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
Eligibility: City of Lebanon residents
City of McKeesport Community Development Department
City of McKeesport - Community Development Department
Community Development Department. Building Permits, Code Enforcement, CDBG Funds, Business Development, Redevelopment Authority
500 5th Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
Eligibility: Low or moderate-income persons.
Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown

Encourages small business growth and neighborhood commercial development and resident engagement in Allentown.

18-week "Start your own business" courses are offered at the CADC of Allentown and the CADC of Bethlehem. Technical and marketing assistance is also available for small businesses looking to expand.

The Upside Allentown Neighborhood Partnership Program oversees a revitalization program for Allentown's Center City neighborhood.

Referral specialist
523-525 North Seventh Street
at Liberty
Allentown, PA 18101
Eligibility: Allentown Entrepreneurs and small business owners
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem

Encourages small business growth, neighborhood commercial development and creation of an open space network in the Southside of Bethlehem. Commercial facade loan program helps business owners on the Southside of Bethlehem improve the appearance of their storefronts.

19-week "Start your own business" courses are offered at the CADC of Bethlehem and at the CADC of Allentown. $75 fee is reimbursed upon successful completion of course. Technical assistance is also available for small businesses looking to expand.

409 East Fourth Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Eligibility: Bethlehem entrepreneurs and small business owners
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Community Development Program of Beaver County
Community Development Program of Beaver County - Community and Housing Development
Manages the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Community Development also administers the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) and the Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) which are designed to assist homeless and near-homeless individuals and to provide affordable housing for low-income persons respectively.

Services include emergency furnace repair or replacement, emergency hot water heaters, chair glides and more.
1013 8th Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Downtown, Inc.
Downtown, Inc. - York City
An organization working to enhance and encourage investment in York’s central business district. Activities:
• Economic Development - business recruitment and retention
• Promotions - advertising, marketing and special events
• Placemaking - beautifying the landscape, improving physical elements such as traffic patterns, public spaces, cleanliness, walkability
• Public Safety – working with police and sheriffs to mitigate criminal and vagrant activity
2 West Market Street
York, PA 17401
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Duquesne University
Duquesne University - Small Business Development Center
Offers one-on-one management consulting and training seminars for potential, new, and existing businesses.
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Eligibility: Open to anyone interested.
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, weekdays
Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce
Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce
Provides current information on events, activities and resources available in the greater Elizabethtown area. Supports the local business environment through business development seminars, business referrals, special events, relocation information, networking opportunities design assistance, etc.
50 South Wilson Avenue
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Eligibility: Open to the public
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Enterprise Center
Enterprise Center - Business Acceleration Services
The Enterprise Center’s suite of business acceleration services provides entrepreneurs with access to certification, networking, contract procurement assistance, one-on-one business support. We currently house two federally-funded business centers: the Mid Atlantic Small Business Transportation Resource Center and the Minority Business Development Agency Business Center of Pennsylvania.
4548 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Eligibility: Call for more information
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Enterprise Center
Small Business Capital
The Enterprise Center Capital Corporation provides small business lending up to $500,000 as well as equity funding.
4548 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Eligibility: Call for more information
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Enterprise Center
Enterprise Center - Community Services
The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation extends The Enterprise Center’s mission of growth and inclusion to the neighborhood level in West Philadelphia. We partner with residents, local businesses, and other key stakeholders to lead community engagement and neighborhood revitalization projects. We seek to foster community-driven economic development that both attracts new investment and empowers longstanding residents and businesses in our target service area.
4548 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Eligibility: Call for more information
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce
Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce
Mission: The Hanover Area Chamber Of Commerce Delivers Value To Its Members And Advances The Interests Of The Business Community.

Community Development For Business, Industry, Professional, And All Civic Interests.
Tourist/Visitor Information
Publications- Monthly Newsletter, Membership Directory, Calendar Of Events, Area Brochures; Industrial, Clubs & Organizations, And Church Directories; Relocation Packet.
Hanover Area Map
Business Consultation
Legislative Watch
Apartment Listing
S.C.O.R.E. Service
146 Carlisle St.
Hanover, PA 17331
Eligibility: Any Business
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 AM - 5 PM
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry, The
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry, The
NOTE
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https://www.lancasterchamber.com/Apps/Pages/coronavirusnews

Services offered to the community include:
- Business-related information
- Training workshops
- Educational programs
- Special events
- Publication of a media guide and wage and benefits profiles, plus numerous others
- Mailing labels
- Advocacy for public policies that grow prosperity
- Grand opening for member businesses
- Networking events

Affiliates of the Chamber are:
- Lancaster County Business Group on Health-A coalition of businesses and health care providers concerned about health care
- Leadership Lancaster
- Economic Development Company of Lancaster County
Newsletter: The Lancaster Chamber News; Contact: Communications department
115 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Eligibility: No limitations
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Offers a variety of membership benefits to Lebanon County business members. Promotes economic growth and prosperity for all businesses in the region and provides educational workshops, advocacy, networking, and events.
989 Quentin Road
Lebanon, PA 17042
Eligibility: No limitations
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Cente
A Micro-Enterprise is described as a business with five or fewer employees. The purpose of MERC is to provide entrepreneurial training to individuals interested in starting or expanding a business.

MERC serves as the hub of business start-up information and a training facility for aspiring business owners and home daycare providers.

Program participants complete a 12-week training session to help prepare them for the task of business ownership.

Curriculum includes:
- Licensing procedures
- Zoning requirements
- Insurance requirements
- Sole proprietorship
- Partnership
- Corporations
- Franchising
- Marketing
- Patents, trademarks
- Application for grants
- Cash flow projections
- Financing your business
- How to write a business plan
- Recordkeeping
- Accounting procedures
- IRS tax requirements
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Center - Home Daycare
A Micro-Enterprise is described as a business with five or fewer employees. The purpose of MERC is to provide entrepreneurial training to individuals interested in starting or expanding a business.

MERC serves as the hub of business start-up information and a training facility for aspiring business owners and home daycare providers.

Program participants complete a 12-week training session to help prepare them for the task of business ownership

Curriculum includes:
- Requirements needed to start a child daycare
- Resource and referral for subsidized childcare
- Resources and referral for subsidized food assistance
- Business and marketing planning
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Cente
The business incubator is a project to stimulate entrepreneurs in the successful creation of a new or emerging business.

Businesses are provided furnished office space in the MERC facility where they can conduct administrative duties and use conference room.

Technical assistance is provided on an as-needed basis.
113 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce
Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce
Services provided include:
- An annual business directory
- Scholarships to Donegal School District students and Lancaster County Career and Technology Center students
- Tourist information
- Annual Banquet
- Monthly newsletter
- Seminars
- Supporters of Main Street Mount Joy Program
- Annual chicken barbecue
62 East Main Street
Suite 1
Mount Joy, PA 17552
Eligibility: No limitations
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Northern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce
Northern Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
Represents over 350 businesses of varying sizes from diverse industries and professions. Provides members with opportunities for marketing, education, growth and community involvement thereby allowing them to enhance their businesses success
124 East Main Street
Third Floor
Ephrata, PA 17522
Eligibility: No limitations
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Northwest Commission
Northwest Commission
Provides Business and Economic Development, Community Planning and Development. Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants, Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP), government contracting/procurement, international marketing/exporting, business loans and transportation planning.
395 Seneca Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Eligibility: Call or visit the website for more information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop
Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop
Offers guidance for individuals who have ideas for new business opportunities or simply need to learn about the vast toolbox of services and resources available within Pennsylvania.
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Commonwealth Keystone Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Eligibility: Small businesses with 50 or fewer employees
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Bucknell University
*COVID-19 UPDATES* - Business consultatnts are available by phone or Zoom to help yor buisness.
Email sbdc@bucknell.edu or call 570-577-1249. We check messages regularly.
COVID-19 Small Business FAQ & Resources at website https://pasbdc.org/services/continuity/disruptions-recovery

The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center provides no cost confidential consulting to entrepreneurs and small businesses. One-on-one consulting emphasizes education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. Assists parties in investigating a business model, developing a business plan, or seeking to innovate and grow business.
Bucknell University Small Business Devel
112 Dana Engineering Building
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Hours: Weekdays, 8 am - 4 pm
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Lock Haven University
The Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center is a member of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers, Inc. , a statewide, non-profit, network of university based centers that provide in-depth, quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and prospective small businesses.
The Lock Haven University SBDC promotes growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement in existing small businesses in Clinton and Lycoming Counties.
Small business owners or individuals interested in starting a small business in these areas are invited to request no fee assistance by contacting us.
The Lock Haven University SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including testing a new business proposition, shaping a business plan, investigating funding opportunities, and much more.

Lock Haven University Small Business Dev
301 West Church Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Hours: Weekdays, 8 am - 5 pm
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center University of Scranton
The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center provides no cost confidential consulting to entrepreneurs and small businesses. One-on-one consulting emphasizes education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. Assists parties in investigating a business model, developing a business plan, or seeking to innovate and grow business.
Serves Bradford, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties.
University of Scranton Small Business De
600 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18503
Hours: Weekdays, 9 am - 5 pm
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Wilkes University
Wilkes University Small Business Development Center provides no cost confidential consulting to entrepreneurs and small businesses. One-on-one consulting emphasizes education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. Assists parties in investigating a business model, developing a business plan, or seeking to innovate and grow business.
Serves Carbon, Columbia, Luzerne, Schuylkill, and Sullivan Counties.
Wilkes University Small Business Develop
85 S.Main St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation
Hispanic Corporation
The Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation (PHDC) is a community development corporation that focusesxon racial equity in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Provides services to improve the lives of Hispanics in the region, increase the Hispanic population, support existing and new Hispanic businesses, and increase Hispanic investment in the region.
1555 Broadway Avenue
Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Pottsville Area Development Corporation
Pottsville Area Development Corporation
PADCO provides site selection services, design assistance and related business development aid. With an emphasis on job creation, PADCO's low-interest loans help fund business expansion, equipment, start-up costs, physical renovations and other business needs.
1 South Second Street
Floor 2
Pottsville, PA 17901
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
TREHAB
Small Business/ CARES -Small Business Assistance Program - Susquehanna County
SMALL BUSINESS/CARES ACT
Small Business Assistance Program
-Small Business Assistance Available
-Eligible small businesses may apply for Rental, Mortgage and Utility Assistance.
-Profit and Non Profit Businesses
-Employ 1-5- employees
Susquehanna County Commissioners are partnering with Trehab and Progress Authority to help small businesses in Susquehanna County.
For information please call Trehab at 570-278-5240 or info@trehab.org
http://www.susqco.com/Dept/EMA/Pages/COVID-19-Resources.aspx

36 Public Avenue
Montrose, PA 18801
Eligibility: Small businesses in Susquehanna County.
Womens Opportunities Resource Center
Womens Opportunities Resource Center - Self-Employment Training
Provides individuals that have a business idea and possess transferable skills, or owners of existing part-time businesses, or those with fewer than 12 months of business operations the opportunity to take their business to the next level. The Start Smart business model employs next level marketing and formal business structures incorporated into a highly developed written business plan. Successful graduates will have developed and implemented legal business operations and are invited to participate in the WORC micro-loan program.

- Six week program, meets two times per week
- Days and evenings
- Covers business plan development, marketing, management and financing for Start-up and existing businesses
- Successful participants will have completed a business plan, met all of the local, state and federal requirements and be participating in actual business operations
- Helps participants evaluate, refine and develop their "micro" business by preparing a written business plan, including sections on marketing, operations and financials
2010 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Alliance for Consumer Protection
Alliance for Consumer Protection
ASSETS
ASSETS
BASE, Inc
BASE - Business Counseling
Chester County Library & District Center
Chester County Library System - Career and Small Business Development
City of Lancaster - Department of Community Planning and Economic Development
City of Lancaster - Economic Development Assistance
City of Lebanon
City of Lebanon
City of McKeesport Community Development Department
City of McKeesport - Community Development Department
Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown
Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem
Community Development Program of Beaver County
Community Development Program of Beaver County - Community and Housing Development
Downtown, Inc.
Downtown, Inc. - York City
Duquesne University
Duquesne University - Small Business Development Center
Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce
Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce
Enterprise Center
Enterprise Center - Business Acceleration Services
Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce
Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry, The
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry, The
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Micro-Enterprise Resource Cente
Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce
Mount Joy Chamber of Commerce
Northern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce
Northern Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
Northwest Commission
Northwest Commission
Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop
Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Bucknell University
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Lock Haven University
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center University of Scranton
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Wilkes University
Pittsburgh Hispanic Development Corporation
Hispanic Corporation
Pottsville Area Development Corporation
Pottsville Area Development Corporation
TREHAB
Small Business/ CARES -Small Business Assistance Program - Susquehanna County
Womens Opportunities Resource Center
Womens Opportunities Resource Center - Self-Employment Training
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