Asm. Quirk-Silva - AD65

Local Resources - Assemblyman Quirk-Silva, AD65

Resources to help your small business be successful

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
GO-Biz serves as a one-stop resource for information on business development and services. Working through a network of local and regional economic development entities, GO-Biz can assist businesses with a range of issues from starting a business, identifying permit requirements, and reaching potential customers in foreign markets.  Many of their resources are available through the California Business Portal. http://businessportal.ca.gov/  

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development
1325 J Street, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (877) 345-4633
www.business.ca.gov

Office of the Small Business Advocate
The Office of Small Business Advocate provides information and assistance to small businesses to help them succeed in the California marketplace. The Office hosts a variety of summits, forums and interagency meetings. It also maintains a comprehensive list of resources for small business technical assistance, financing and state procurement.
http://www.business.ca.gov/Programs/Small-Business-Assistance/Office-of-Small-Business-Advocate

 Small Business Administration District Offices 
SBA's District Offices are responsible for the delivery of a range of federal programs and services including marketing information, customized referral to other business resources, and accessing capital. General website: https://www.sba.gov/ and local assistance website: https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/state/CA

Santa Ana District Office
5 Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 900
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Tel: 714-550-7420/ TDD 800-877-8339
https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/ca/santa-ana

Lender Relations Specialist Stephen Leung is available to assist business owners attempting to obtain financing. 714-560-7450 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Veterans Business Development Officer Doug Dare is available to assist military veterans.
714-560-7467 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SCORE – Business Mentoring
SCORE is a national network of over 14,000 entrepreneurs, business leaders and executives who volunteer as mentors to America's small businesses.
https://www.score.org

Orange County SCORE Chapter 
5 Hutton Centre Dr., Suite 900
Santa Ana, CA 92707
714-550-7369
www.score114.org

 Small Business Development Centers
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) management and technical assistance network offers free one-on-one expert business advice and low-cost training by qualified small business professionals to existing and future entrepreneurs. In addition to its core services, the SBDC program offers special focus areas such as green business technology, disaster recovery and preparedness, international trade assistance, veteran's assistance, technology transfer and regulatory compliance. Local assistance website: https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/state/CA

Lead Center for the SBDC Region
800 N. State College Blvd., SGMH 4157
Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: 657-278-3672

Orange County Hispanic SBDC
2130 E. 4th Street, Suite 160
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone:   714-953-4289

Orange County SBDC
2323 N. Broadway, Ste. 201
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone:  714-564-5200

LaunchPad SBDC - Specialized Assistance for Tech-based Companies
65 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Phone:  949-330-6569

Women's Business Centers
The Women Business Center program delivers business training, coaching, mentoring and other assistance geared toward women, particularly those who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Local assistance website: https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/state/CA

Inland Empire Women's Business Center (serves Orange County)
3780 Market Street 
Riverside, CA 92501
(909) 890-1242
http://www.iewbc.org/

 Veteran Business Outreach Center
The Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOC) delivers entrepreneurial development services to eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business. There is only one VBOC in California.

Veterans Business Outreach Center IX (serves veterans statewide)
4808 Duckhorn Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834
916-527-8400
Website:  http://www.vbocix.org/
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office of Native American Affairs, Small Business Administration
The Office of Native American Affairs provides on-line and on-site training and counseling services to assist Native Americans start and grow businesses. The Office also engages in numerous outreach activities, such as tribal consultations, development and distribution of educational materials, attendance and participation in economic development events.
Website: http://www.nativesmallbusiness.org/index.html

 LGBT Business Outreach Initiative, Small Business Administration
The SBA offers targeted business assistance to business owners and entrepreneurs in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) community.
Website:  www.sba.gov/LGBT 
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Young Entrepreneurs, Small Business Administration
Young entrepreneurs and small business owners play an important role within the California economy.  The SBA offers different activities and resources throughout the year aimed at aspiring young entrepreneurs, including social media outreach and customized online courses available at www.sba.gov/learning.
General Website:  www.sba.gov/young

 Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
The Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC), designated by the federal Department of Defense, offer training on how to contract with federal, state, and local governments. Local assistance Website: https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/state/CA

American Indian Chamber Education Fund (serves Native American entrepreneurs statewide)
The American Indian Chamber is a designated 555 West Fifth Street, 31st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213-448-2333
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Website: http://www.aicccal.org/PTACWEBSITEs/PTACHome3.htm

San Diego County Regional PTAC (serves Orange County)
4007 Camino del Rio South, Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92108-4189
Phone:  (619) 285-7020
Website: http://www.ptac-sandiego.org

 U.S. Export Assistance Center
Each U.S. Export Assistance Center is staffed by trade specialists from the SBA, Department of Commerce, Export-Import Bank and other public and private organizations. Their mission is to provide technical assistance to help small and medium sized businesses compete in today's global marketplace. Website:  http://www.sba.gov/content/us-export-assistance-centers

U.S. Export Service - Serving Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii
2302 Martin Court, Suite 315
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone:  949-660-1688
Local assistance Website: https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/map/state/CA

 Financial Development Corporations
The Small Business Financial Development Corporations (FDCs), designated by the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank, offer a range of financial products from loan guarantees to direct loans. Many FDCs are also certified to offer financial services from federal programs, as well.
Local assistance Website:  http://www.ibank.ca.gov/ibank/programs/what-is-the-sbfc#FDC

Small Business Development Corporation of Orange County
271 N. Sycamore Street
Santa Ana, CA. 92701
Voice:   714 571-1900
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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