Ascension Parish Library and SCORE Mentors offer free, on-site counseling in Ascension Parish for new business start-ups and mentoring for existing businesses. Counseling sessions are held in Gonzales and Dutchtown each month by appointment. Counseling sessions last for one hour. Sessions start and end promptly on the hour.
To schedule an appointment, call (225) 215-0080.
SCORE is a nonprofit association and a resource partner of the Small Business Administration dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small business nationwide.
Counselors are active or retired business owners and executives with extensive experience, who follow the steps on How to Start and Manage a Successful Business. This includes help on the Business Plan, Financial Forecast, Marketing & Sales, Legal and Accounting Suggestions, Business Insurance Needs, and Bank Loan Package Preparation. SCORE counselors follow a strict code of ethics and confidentiality.
This year SCORE will continue to expand its educational opportunities in the community for small businesses with the Simple Steps program and a stronger Community Alliance program. These programs will help SCORE become an even more valuable resource in our community. To learn more, visit the SCORE website at www.scorebr.org.
- All counseling sessions are free.
- SCORE counselors follow a strict code of ethics and confidentiality.
- Counseling sessions are by appointment only.
- To schedule an appointment, call (225) 215-0080.
- Counseling sessions last for one hour. Sessions start and end promptly on the hour.
Here are the times, dates, and locations of our two sessions:
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - Gonzales
9:00 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - Dutchtown
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Remember, to schedule an appointment time with a SCORE mentor, please call: (225) 215-0080.