Small Business Development Outreach Counseling Center

The Brooklyn Small Business Development Center at St. Joseph’s College delivers client-focused services to business owners and entrepreneurs for the purpose of growing a profitable business and improving the economic condition in Kings County.

Our SBDC staff consists of professional consultants, faculty and members of the business community. Based at the Brooklyn Campus the SBDC provides one-on-one counseling as well as training programs and workshops.


From helping budding entrepreneurs turn ideas into businesses, to helping small firms expand, to providing the information that business persons need to make critical decisions, we are a resource that entrepreneurs in all industry sectors can turn to for help, which can often make the difference between success and failure.

Combining the expertise of a professional staff and the resources of St. Joseph’s College, the SBDC provides high quality one-on-one business management, consulting, information and education programs that build the capacities of firms to compete in the domestic and international markets.

One-On-One Business Management Consulting

Existing and start-up businesses can receive counseling in the following areas:

  • accounting

  • business acquisitions and sales planning

  • cash flow management

  • financial analysis

  • franchise

  • invention, patents and copyright

  • loan packaging

  • marketing and advertising

  • operations management

  • strategic planning

  • procurement

The SBDC at St. Joseph’s College does not provide direct financial assistance. However, we can help small businesses identify financial resources and develop financial packages that can increase borrowing opportunities.

The Small Business Outreach Counseling Center at St. Joseph's College is located in Lorenzo Hall at 265 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill and is open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, call 718.940.5731.

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