Within the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Division, the Small Business Development Centers of Ohio (SBDC) are considered the gateway for small business owners and entrepreneurs to access support services.

Mission Accelerate Ohio's economy by helping people start, sustain, and grow their businesses.

The SBDCs are staffed with highly trained business advisors who offer FREE counseling to help with your specific business needs. The 39 centers across Ohio are in your local communities to guide you to the right resources and services to help your business grow and succeed. The SBDC business advisors are the experts to assist pre-venture, start-up, and existing businesses.

The Small Business Development Centers of Ohio were created in 1985 through a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Ohio Department of Development. The program fosters a strong climate for small business growth with many local community partners including college and universities, economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other community organizations.

To contact Warren County's Small business Development Center, Call Joe Schiesler, Director, Phone:513-932-8145 Ext. 5317. You may also visit their web site at www.warrencountysbdc.org

The Small Business Development Centers of Ohio program is partially funded by the Ohio Department of Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the cosponsor(s)' or participant(s)' opinions, products, or services. Special arrangements for disabled individuals will be made if requested in advance. This program is offered through a partnership between the Ohio Department of Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration, and is provided on a nondiscriminatory basis.