Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is SCORE, and how can I take advantage of its business counseling services?

SCORE is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping existing small businesses maximize their potential for success.They provide free, confidential, and professional business counseling to aspiring entrepreneurs who are launching their companies, and to small business owners or individuals planning on going into business.

SCORE’s main goal is to connect small business owners with mentors who are experts in their industries (10,000 dedicated volunteers). It also offers online webinars and courses on various topics related to starting and operating a business.

SCORE has hundreds of locations across the United States, including several dozen in New Jersey, and is partnered with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Score’s Northeast NJ chapter has more than 40 mentors, who are active, semi-retired or retired executives who have either achieved top-level positions in major firms or have owned and operated their own small- to mid-size companies. Score also conduct affordable workshops on a variety of important business-related issues

You can request advice from a local mentor by dialing the number below or by clicking this link.  

Bergen County Administration Building
1 Bergen County Plaza, Room 5B Hackensack, NJ07601
Phone: 201-336-609

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