About Us

Seacoast SCORE Chapter 185 was founded in 1967 and is committed to provide quality business counseling and seminars to the residents and businesses in Strafford and Rockingham (except Salem) counties in New Hampshire and southern York County in Maine.  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 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).  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.