525 Falconer St.

Jamestown, NY 14702


(716) 338-1024


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Your Success is Our Business

The vision of the NYS Small Business Development Center at JCC is to create economic sustainability for all New Yorkers - one business at a time.


The SBDC delivers high quality business counseling and training to clients looking to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business.  Services are free and confidential

Business Success Statistics

According to Dun & Bradstreet, 94.9% of business start-ups that received SBDC assistance are still in business after 5 years; whereas only 50% of non-assisted start-ups are still in business after 4 years.


Employment levels for assisted firms are increased by 13.9% compared to an average decrease of .05% in employment for non-assisted businesses.​

Services for Small Business​

Through direct counseling, the SBDC provides a range of management and technical assistance services.  A sampling of these services includes:

  • business plan development

  • accounting guidance

  • productivity enhancement advice

  • export assistance

  • marketing assistance

  • small business start-up guidance

  • financial planning

  • cost-analysis assistance

  • training programs

  • organizational structure advice

  • construction management assistance

  • loan information and packaging assistance

  • internet marketing and social media assistance

  • veteran business planning assistance​


"My SBDC business advisor has been a major part of my business growth since the beginning.  I appreciate the entire staff at the SBDC, and look forward to working with them in the future."


"Thank you very much for making this invaluable service available.  My counselor has been, and continues to be, extremely helpful.  She has brought my dream within reach."


"I simply couldn't have succeeded without the preparation and help of my SBDC business advisor."