Our counseling programs help guide entrepreneurs in Washington State to successfully start, grow and sustain their businesses through one-on-one technical assistance. We serve all entrepreneurs, but with particular focus on women, minority and low-income populations. If your business is located outside one of these areas, contact the closest Center for one-on-one counseling provided by phone and e-mail.
SEATTLE and KING COUNTY
Washington Women's Business Center at CCD (WBC) - An SBA Public/Private partnership
Helping business owners succeed in all Washington counties, with a focus on the greater Seattle Metropolitan area since 1999.
SNOHOMISH, SKAGIT, ISLAND, SAN JUAN and WHATCOM COUNTIES
Northwest Women's Business Center (NWWBC) - An SBA Public/Private partnership
This program was established in 2001 to serve the women business owners Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island, San Juan and Kitsap counties. It has since evolved to specialize in creating and delivering entrepreneurial development training and counsel to Women, the Latino Business Community, and to Native American entrepreneurs.
PIERCE, THURSTON and KITSAP COUNTIES
South Sound Women's Business Center at CCD (SSWBC) - An SBA Public/Private partnership
Helping business owners succeed in Thurston & Pierce counties. SSWBC focuses on counseling and training for women and minority business owners & entrepreneurs.
STATEWIDE ASSISTANCE FOR FAST GROWTH MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES
Washington State Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC)
This state-wide program provides professional business consulting services to fast growth, minority-owned businesses with revenue in excess of $500,000 or the potential for rapid growth.