Regional network

California’s Small Business Development Center program began operating in 1989 and has grown to 45 centers, outnumbering all other states.

The State of California is organized into 6 regions, each having a lead center and hosted branch offices. Each region corresponds with the SBA district offices.

For the Greater Los Angeles area, The Long Beach Community College is the Lead Center, providing leadership to 10 SBDCs in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.

 

Lead Center

Long Beach City College

562-570-4574  http://smallbizla.org

 

Host Centers

College of the Canyons

661-294-9375    www.canyonsecondev.org

El Camino College

310-973-3177     southbaysbdc.org

Long Beach City College

562-938-5100 longbeachsbdc.org

Pacific Coast Regional

866-301-9989    www.pcrcorp.org

Santa Monica College

310-434-3566    www.smc.edu/sbdc/

Ventura College

805-648-8925    www.vdsbdc.com