Seacoast SCORE Chapter

Seacoast SCORE Chapter 185 was founded in 1967 and is committed to providing quality business counseling and seminars to the residents and businesses in Strafford and Rockingham (except Salem) counties in New Hampshire, southern York County in Maine, and northern Massachusetts.  We are an active chapter with approximately 40 volunteers. The counselors of Seacoast Chapter 185 are experienced business owners and managers who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business owners and potential small business owners achieve success.

Client service is the objective of Chapter 185 and our volunteer business counselors are dedicated to providing the best possible service. Face-to-face or online, the counselors of Seacoast Chapter 185 are able and willing to aid in the success of small business. SCORE counselors provide in-depth, industry-specific business assistance to help evaluate a business idea or plan, stimulate business growth and ensure long-term stability.

SCORE National

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.

SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Our dedicated volunteers represent over 3,000 years of experience across 62 industries.

SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.