SBA & SCORE Services Available Through Tacoma Business Assistance Center

“The Tacoma Business Assistance Center is continuing to provide a range of services for local small businesses. For more information on any of the resources listed below, please call the center at 253-274-1288.Services and information available through the center includes:- Information on SBA guaranteed loans and small business finance programs- Interactive business plan creation software- A computer/Internet resource area- Small business research library- Small business audio-visual library- SCORE volunteer small business counseling (free)- Small Business Development Counselor- On-premise SBA lenders (call for times)- On-premise IRS personnel (call for times)- Procurement Technical Assistance Program (SBA and Metropolitan Development Council’s Center for Economic Opportunity)- Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training, Tacoma Chapter- Internet access to the SBA’s PRONet procurement site- National Trade Data Bank- SBA’s Electronic Library- Small Business Expert and Insight programsFor free and confidential E-mail small business counseling from SCORE, the monthly SCORE e-mail newsletter, and SCORE’s monthly e-mail newsletter for the small office/home office entrepreneurs, visit the Links section at and click on the SCORE link.”