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Small Business Center

Mission

The mission of the Small Business Center is to increase the success rate of small businesses in Duplin County and surrounding communities by assisting prospective and established small business persons to reach their potential by utilizing all resources available to the network.

Use this link to view & register for our upcoming workshops & seminars or to request confidential one-on-one counseling.

Resources

Some of these resources include, but are not limited to:

  1. Confidential (one-on-one) business counseling.
  2. Help with designing and implementing a business plan.
  3. Free seminars on how to start-up a new business and how to improve an existing business.
  4. Information about business license requirements. Click here: www.sosnc.com

 

Partners


N.C. Department of Commerce

www.nccommerce.com


Service Corps of Retired Executives

(910) 296-2430
www.score.org


N.C. Secretary of State

(919) 807-2000
www.sosnc.com


Duplin County Register of Deeds

(910) 296-2108
www.duplincounty.org


Duplin County Health Department

(910) 296-2126
www.duplincounty.org


N.C. Cooperative Extension Office

(910) 296-2143
www.ncsu.edu


Neuse River Dev. Authority Inc.

(252) 638-6724
www.nrda.org


N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Dev.

(910) 682-1894
www.ncimed.com


Small Business & Tech Dev. Center

(800) 258-0862
www.sbtdc.org


UNCW

(910) 962-3116
www.uncw.edu


N.C. Rural Economic Dev. Center

(919) 250-4314
www.ncruralcenter.org


Self Help Credit Union

(910) 341-3272
www.self-help.org


Small Business Loans- Wilmington

(877) 559-4284
www.ci.wilmington.nc.us


US Small Business Administration

(704) 344-6563
www.sbaonline.sba.gov


Better Business Bureau

(800) 222-0950
www.bbb.org


Kenansville Chamber of Commerce

(910) 296-1205
www.kenansvillechamber.com


Rose Hill Chamber of Commerce

(910) 289-3374
www.rosehillchamber.com


Warsaw Chamber of Commerce

(910) 293-7804
www.townofwarsawnc.com


Wallace Chamber of Commerce

(910) 285-4044
www.wallacechamber.com


Mt. Olive Chamber of Commerce

(919) 658-3113
www.moachamber.com


Small Business Franchise

www.smallbusinessfranchise.com

CONTACT INFO

Lee Woodard
Director, Small Business Center at JSCC
910-275-6202
leewoodard@jamessprunt.edu 

Tammy Thigpen
Administrative Assistant, Small Business Center at JSCC
910-275-6203
tthigpen@jamessprunt.edu 

Email for more information.

Got an idea for a new business? Contact the Small Business Office today and they can help you get your ideas off the ground and running in no time!