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.
The Workshops, the SBA Education and Training Center, and the SCORE Resource Center are all located at the SBA/SCORE offices in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood at the corner of 4th Avenue and Battery Street.
Greater Seattle SCORE
2401 Fourth Ave, Suite 450
Seattle WA, 98121
Counseling Hours: M-F 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
It’s easy! Call our office at (206)553-7320 or e-mail us. Describe what kind of help you need. Our staff will find a mentor who will be best suited to support you. OR, you can find a mentor yourself. Either email a question to that mentor, or call our office and request an appointment with that person. To get the most out of your appointment, come prepared with a list of questions and any documentation you may already have regarding your business. If you need to cancel, please let us know 24 hours in advance so that we can refill the time slot.
If you are not happy with your coaching relationship, please feel free to contact us for a referral to a different coach who might be a better fit.