Advising & Programs

The Center offers free and low-cost programs, designed to offer personalized services that will help you from startup to expansion.

One-on-one Small Business Advising

We offer many resources to help your small business succeed. Our services include:

  • Business planning
  • Access to capital, including loan packaging
  • Learning how to start a small business
  • Marketing
  • Government contracting
  • Exporting
  • Financial planning
Book your appointment today by calling 860.768.5681 or emailing us. Appointments are available face-to-face, by telephone, email, or virtually in Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester, and New Haven.

Technical Assistance Programs

We also offer the following technical assistance programs:

All EC-WBC programs and services are provided for persons with disabilities on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.


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