RESOURCES

 

Longwood Small Business Development Center
115 Broad Street
Martinsville, VA 24112
Ph: (276) 632-4462
Web: www.sbdc-longwood.com

Located in the Chamber of Commerce building at 115 Broad Street,


Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation - Small, Minority & Entrepreneurial Division
134 East Church Street
P O Box 631
Martinsville, VA 24114
Ph: 276-403-5948
Fax: 276-403-5941 (fax)
Web: www.yesmartinsville.com/smallbusiness


Overview of the EEOC and Small Business:
Martinsville, VA 24112
Web: www.eeoc.gov/employers/overview.html

What you need to know if you have employees in your small business.


SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
115 Broad Street
Martinsville, VA 24112
Ph: (276) 632-6401
Toll-Free: 1-800-634-0245
Web: www.score.org

Free counseling on Thursdays from noon to 1:00p.m. (or by appointment) at the Chamber of Commerce building at 115 Broad Street, Martinsville, VA.

Starting a business in Martinsville or Henry County?
Use the Martinsville Henry County Chamber of Commerce online guide to licensing and permits.


Selling to the Federal Government
Web: eweb1.sba.gov/hubzone/internet

Use this website to find out more about selling to the federal government.


Small Business Administration
400 North 8th Street
Federal Bldg., Ste. 1150
Richmond, VA 23240
Ph: (804) 771-2400
Web: www.sbaonline.sba.gov

Access the SBA's website to receive business registration forms.


State Corporation Commission
P.O. Box 1197
Richmond, VA 23218-1197
Ph: (804) 371-9733
Toll-Free: (866) 722-2551 (in VA)
Web: www.scc.virginia.gov


The Launch Place
527 Bridge Street, Suite B-1
Danville, VA 24541
Web: www.thelaunchplace.org


Virginia Department of Business Assistance
Ph: 804-371-0438
Toll-Free: 1-866-248-8814
Web: www.dba.state.va.us

Website: www.dba.state.va.us, or you can contact DBA's Virginia Business Information Center at 804-371-0438, toll-free at 1-866-248-8814 or via e-mail at VBIC@dba.state.va.us.
Interested in selling to the Commonwealth?
Website for more information: www.dmbe.virginia.gov


Virginia Small Manufacturing Assistance Program

The Virginia Small Manufacturing Assistance Program (VSMAP) will consider project proposals from companies meeting the following criteria:

  • Size: 150 or fewer employees or less than $30 million in sales at manufacturing location
  • Business: any manufacturer committed to integrating technology into their organization and improving company performance
  • Location: distressed areas of Virginia


Virginia's Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Web: www.vpmep.org


West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board
Region 17 Board Office
914 Brookdale Street, P. O. Box 4043
Martinsville, VA 24115-4043
Ph: (276) 656-6190
Fax: (276) 656-6092 (fax)
Web: www.vaworkforcecenters.com

Email: lfultz@wpwib.org

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