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Your Success is Our Business

Contact the Small Business Development Center today to help your business grow.

We can help whether you are just beginning or already in business. Our talented and dedicated NYS Certified Advisors take a personal interest in your success. Explore the various resources and stories available on our site, and visit us on the NYS SBDC website at

Locations: Jamestown Campus and North County Center (Dunkirk)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Make an appointment for counseling: Online form

We offer these services to you – confidential and free of charge!

  • business plan development
  • cost analysis
  • small business start-ups
  • loan information assistance
  • financial planning
  • training programs
  • marketing research
  • permit and licensing assistance

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Irene Dobies, Director
Contact form
Phone: 716.338.1024

Women in Networking
A monthly networking group of women business owners that meets on the second Thursday of every month. For more information, check out Women in Networking.

Research Network
The Small Business Development Center in New York has a full-time library and research department called the Research Network. Our librarians offer many valuable services for our SBDC clients. 
In addition the Research Network maintains a blog to share information pertinent to all small business entrepreneurs. To read their current submissions please click on the following link:

Association of Small Business Development Centers
America’s Small Business Development Centers help new entrepreneurs realize the dream of business ownership and assist existing small businesses to compete in today’s ever changing economy.
To visit the ASBDC blogspot click on the following link: