Promoting small business, the Urban League’s Women’s Business Resource Center (WBRC) provides training, assistance and other diverse resources to existing business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Services provided by the WBRC will improve your business management and operational skills, strengthen your enterprise, and increase your business’ capacity for success.
The WBRC provides an array of business services and products to the small business community in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemine, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, and Terrebone parishes. Examples of assistance provided are:
- One-on-One Counseling/Coaching with Experienced Business Consultants
- Entrepreneurial Training Classes
- Technical Assistance
- Industry-Specific Workshops and Seminars
- Online Counseling and Training
Our counselors can assist you with:
- Financial Analysis of Your Business
- Business and Marketing Plans
- Finance and Loan Packaging
Although walk-ins are welcome, it is preferred that you make an appointment to guarantee business advisor availability. To register your business for services, call the WBRC at 504.620.9647. Services are free or a nominal fee may be charged. All services are provided by knowledgeable and experienced industry specific business consultants.
Once you have secured an initial appointment, complete the Counseling Information Form and bring it with you to your first appointment.