Mississippi Small Business
Development Center
Helping to Transform Mississippi One Small Business at a Time.

Contact a local counselor

Use the interactive map below, OR call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only) to locate your nearest counselor and workshop
Reasonable accomodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Enter your zip code to find the nearest locations:   

Counseling LocationCounseling Counseling and WorkshopsCounseling & Workshops WorkshopsWorkshops

East Central Community College

Conference Room
52 9th Street
Decatur, MS 39327
601-635-6297 or 601-635-6296

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Workforce Development Center
52 9th Street
Decatur, MS 39327
601-635-6297 or 601-635-6296

Online Request for Counseling for the following counties:  Jasper, Leake, Newton, Neshoba, Scott, Smith, and Winston.

Ronald Westbrook, Director
Virgie Thames, Administrative Staff

Fax:           (601) 635-4031
Email:        sbdc@eccc.edu


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Suite 101
1016 Saxton Airport Road
Suite 101
Philadelphia, MS 39350
601-635-6297 or 601-635-6296

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Gulf Coast Small Business Development Center

GC MSBDC
Biloxi
Services
The Innovation Center
1636 Popps Ferry Road, Ste 207
Biloxi, MS 39532-2279
(228) 396-8661

Online Request for Counseling for the following counties: George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River and Stone.

Mitch McDowell, Counselor
Connie Whitt, Counselor

Fax:                (228) 207-3757
Email:             gcsbdc@olemiss.edu

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730 E Beach Blvd, Long Beach, MS 39560
228-396-8661

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Hinds Community College

HCC MSBDC/ITC
3rd Floor
Services
Eagle Ridge Conference Center
1500 Raymond Lake Rd
Raymond, MS 39154-1100
601-857-3536

Online Request for Counseling for the following counties: Hinds (In the County), Madison, Rankin, Warren.

Jim Harper, Director  
Charlene Brock, Administrative Staff         

Fax:               (601) 857-3474 
Email:           sbdc@hindscc.edu

 


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Business Assistance Center-Rankin Campus
3805 MS 80E
Pearl, MS 39208
601-936-1817

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Jackson State University

JSU MSBDC
Hinds County
Services
Mississippi e-Center @ Jackson State University
1230 Raymond Road,
Jackson, MS 39204
601-979-2795

Online Request for Counseling for the following counties: Attala, Holmes, Madison, Yazoo, and the City of Jackson (JSU SBDC counselors periodically counsel in Canton, Kosciusko, and Yazoo City).

Henry Thomas, Interim Director 
Rickey Jones, Counselor
Charissa Amos, Administrative Staff

Fax:            (601) 914-0833
Email:         jsusbdc@jsums.edu                         

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JSU MSBDC
Madison County
Madison County WIN Job Center
152 Watford Parkway Drive
Canton, MS 39046
601-979-2795

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Mississippi State University

Services
Union Station
1901 Front Street
Meridian, MS 39301
601-693-1306

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Thad Cochran Research, Technology & Economic Development Park
60 Technology Drive
Starkville, MS 39759
662-325-8684

Online Request for Counseling for the following counties: Choctaw, Clay, Lauderdale, Lowndes, Kemper, Monroe, Montgomery, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster, and Winston.


Deborah Scott, Director
dscott@business.msstate.edu

Physical Address:  60 Technology Blvd., Suite 105E, Mississippi State, MS  39759
Mailing: PO Box 5288, Mississippi State, MS  39762
Telephone: (662) 325-8684
Fax: (662) 325-4016
Email:  sbdc@cobilan.msstate.edu 

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MSBDC State Office

Services
University of Mississippi
122 Jeanette Phillips Drive,
University, MS 38677
662-915-5001
Staff:            
Walter D. Gurley, Jr., State Director
Robert S. Forster,  Associate State Director
Judy Forester, Project Manager
Laura Barber, Project Manager-SBDC Business Services
Jo Ann Harris, Sr. Staff Assistant 

Precious Thompson, Sr. Secretary

Telephone:   (662) 915-5001
Fax:              (662) 915-5650
Toll Free:      1-800-725-7232 (Area Codes: 662, 601, 769 and 228)
Email:           msbdc@olemiss.edu

Website:       www.mssbdc.org

Services:       Inventor and Technology Assistance - 
                     Please click on this link to request counseling>
Register for Inventor Assistance Counseling




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Landers Center
Southaven
4560 Venture Drive
Southaven, MS 38671
662-915-5001

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University of Mississippi

UMSBDC
Grenada County
Elizabeth Jones Library
1050 Fairfield Ave.
Grenada, MS 38902
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling by Appointment 
James Carden, Director
umsbdc@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (MS area codes) or (662) 915-1291
 

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First Regional Library (Hernando)
370 W. Commerce Street
Hernando, MS 38632
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor

umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only) or (662) 915-1291


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UMSBDC
Holly Springs
Catholic Social Services - St. Joseph Catholic Church
305 E. Van Dorn
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling by Appointment 
James Carden, Director
umsbdc@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only) or (662) 915-1291

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UMSBDC
Lafayette County
Services
122 Jeannette Phillips Drive
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-1291

Online Request for Counseling for the following counties: Alcorn, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Coahoma, Desoto, Grenada, Humphreys, Issaquena, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Leflore, Marshall, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union and Yalobusha.

James Carden, Director
Precious Thompson, Sr. Secretary
Email:  umsbdc@olemiss.edu 

Telephone: (662) 915-1291
Fax: (662) 915-5650
Toll-Free in MS: 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only)


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UMSBDC-Desoto County
Olive Branch
First Regional Library (BJ Chain)
6619 South Cockrum
Olive Branch, Mississippi 38654
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor

umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only) or (662) 915-1291


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UMSBDC
Panola County
First Regional Library (Batesville)
206 Highway 51 North
Batesville, MS 38606
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling by Appointment
James Carden, Director
umsbdc@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only) or (662) 915-1291


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UMSBDC Business Assistance Center-Tupelo
Renasant Center for IDEAs
Services
398 East Main Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
1-800-725-7232 (In MS only)

Online Request for Counseling            

Counseling By Appointment - Monday through Friday
Dana Cawthon, Counselor
economicdevelopment@olemiss.edu 

Call (662) 680-6988 or 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only) 

 


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First Regional Library (M. R. Davis)
8554 Northwest Drive
Southaven, MS 38671
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor

umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS Only) or (662) 915-1291.




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UMSBDC
Tate County
First Regional Library (Senatobia)
222 Ward Street
Senatobia, MS 38668
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor

umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS Only) or (662) 915-1291.

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First Regional Library (Walls)
7181 Delta Bluff Parkway
Walls, MS 38680
Online Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor

umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

Call 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only) or (662) 915-1291.

 

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University of Southern Mississippi

Services
Trent Lott National Center
118 College Drive #5022,
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
1-800-725-7232 (In MS Only)

Online Request for Counseling for the following counties: Clarke, Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, and Wayne.

Counseling By Appointment
Rita Mitchell, Counselor
sbdc@usm.edu


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