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:   

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East Central Community College

Conference Room
121 West Main Street
Carthage, MS 39051
601-635-6296 or 601-635-6297

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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

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

ECCC SBDC - Request for Counseling

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
Biloxi, MS 39532-2279
(228) 396-8661

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

GC SBDC - Request for Counseling

Mitch McDowell, Director
Connie Whitt, Counselor

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

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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

Counseling for the following counties: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Hinds (In the County), Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Madison, Pike, Rankin, Simpson, Walthall, Warren and Wilkinson.

HCC SBDC - Request for Counseling

Jim Harper, Director  
Kimberli Hale, 
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

HCC SBDC - Request for Counseling

James Bennett, 
Counselor

Email:  jgbennett@hindscc.edu 


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Jackson State University

JSU MSBDC
Hinds County
Services
Mississippi e-Center @ Jackson State University
1230 Raymond Road,
Jackson, MS 39204
601-979-1100

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

JSU SBDC - Request for Counseling

Aletha Washington, Director 

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


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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

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

MSU SBDC - Request for Counseling

Chip Templeton, Director
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

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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
Judy Forester,  Associate State Director
Jo Ann Harris, Sr. Staff Assistant 
Precious Thompson, Sr. Secretary

Telephone:   (662) 915-5001
Fax:              (662) 915-5650
Toll Free:      1-800-725-7232 (In MS only)
Email:           msbdc@olemiss.edu


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


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University of Mississippi

UMSBDC-Desoto County
DeSoto County
First Regional Library (Hernando)
370 W. Commerce Street
Hernando, MS 38632

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment

Rick Schneider, Counselor
E-mail:  
umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

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


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UMSBDC-Desoto County
DeSoto County
First Regional Library (M. R. Davis)
8554 Northwest Drive
Southaven, MS 38671

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment

Rick Schneider, Counselor
E-mail:  
umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

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


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UMSBDC-Desoto County
DeSoto County
First Regional Library (Walls)
7181 Delta Bluff Parkway
Walls, MS 38680

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor
E-mail:  
umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

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

 

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UMSBDC-Desoto County
DeSoto County
First Regional Library (BJ Chain)
6619 South Cockrum
Olive Branch, Mississippi 38654

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor
E-mail:  
umsbdc2@olemiss.edu

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


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UMSBDC
Grenada County
Elizabeth Jones Library
1050 Fairfield Ave.
Grenada, MS 38902

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling by Appointment 
James Carden, Director
E-mail:  umsbdc@olemiss.edu

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

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

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, Washington and Yalobusha.

 UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

James Carden, DirectorCounseling by Appointment
Precious Thompson, Sr. Secretary
E-mail: 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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Renasant Center for IDEAs
398 East Main Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
1-800-725-7232 (In MS only)

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Email: umsbdc@olemiss.edu  

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


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UMSBDC
Marshall County
Marshall County Library
109 East Gholson Avenue
Holly Springs, MS 38635
662-915-1291

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

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

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling by Appointment

James Carden, Director
E-mail:  umsbdc@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

UM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rick Schneider, Counselor
E-mail:  
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
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
(601) 266-5892

Counseling

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

USM SBDC - Request for Counseling

Counseling By Appointment
Rita Mitchell, Counselor
E-mail: 
sbdc@usm.edu

Call (601) 266-5892 or 1-800-725-7232 (In MS only).

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