About SCORE

The San Luis Obispo county chapter was formed in 1984 and celebrates this, its 30th year helping small businesses.  SCORE SLO has an office in San Luis Obispo at 3765 South Higuera, Suite 102.  Our members are retired and professionally active executives and business owners who provide advice to entrepreneurs wishing to start, fix or expand a business in San Luis Obispo County.  Our payback for the time, expertise and advice we provide is your success.  We are there for you for the long haul.

The mission of SCORE is to provide professional guidance and information to small or new businesses in order to strengthen our local economy. Here are some of the many things we can do for you:

MENTORING SESSIONS - No Fee

Through a series of one hour counseling sessions with clients to review their plans and ideas and provide guidance regarding strategy, business plans, financing, marketing, etc.  To arrange for a counseling session, please call 547-0779 or e-mail us at info@sloscore.org.

WORKSHOPS - No Fee

SCORE currently sponsors a workshop (on the third Wednesday of the month) dedicated to starting a new business at Laverne University, 4119 Broad Street in San Luis Obispo from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.  To reserve your seat, please call 547-0779 or e-mail us at info@sloscore.org.

MENTORING - No Fee

SCORE visits existing businesses on site to better understand their issues and work with clients in formulating a plan to address these problem areas.

E-MAIL COUNSELING - No Fee

SCORE provides email counseling for clients who prefer this approach as a means of communications. Our email address is: info@sloscore.org.

HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

This publication in its eights edition contains information vital to starting a business in SLO county.  It provides the processes and procedures necessary to begin and run a business and local contacts (government and private) that provide a smoother implementation of your ideas.