Get Real-World Advice
- Face-to-face consultation with a business professional who can answer your questions
- An on-site evaluation at your place of business
- A team of SCORE counselors to provide you with specialized assistance in a wide range of business area
What You Should Know About SCORE Counseling
You should know that your SCORE Counselor will hold in strict confidence all information or discussions between you and your Counselor in ALL counseling sessions, including face-to-face, telephone, and email sessions.
Your SCORE Counselor volunteers time to share his or her experience and knowledge with
small business entrepreneurs who can benefit from such advice.
A SCORE Counselor CAN listen to your plans and through a questioning process help you to
clarify your goals.
A SCORE Counselor CAN steer you toward sources to accumulate information and data which
will help you to determine the soundness of your plans.
A SCORE Counselor CAN offer you written material to aid in setting up a plan which will be the basis of your efforts to realize your goals.
A SCORE Counselor CAN be supportive and offer encouragement.
A SCORE Counselor CAN advise of educational courses that would be of assistance.
A SCORE Counselor CAN help you assess business risks.
A SCORE Counselor CANNOT tell you what kind of business you should try to establish.
A SCORE Counselor CANNOT give you money.
A SCORE Counselor CANNOT make decisions for you.
A SCORE Counselor CANNOT do your homework for you.
A SCORE Counselor CANNOT ask you to pay for counseling services.
A SCORE Counselor CANNOT determine the level of risk you can tolerate.
Through your Counselor, you have access to the experience and expertise of SCORE Members
SCORE counseling will remain available to you for as long as you need support.