We're Here for the Life of Your Business

Get free advice from local experts to start or grow your small business.

Connect with Outer Banks SCORE

Our SCORE mentors are available every Tuesday from 11 am to 2 pm at the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce.  You are welcome to walk in or make an appointment for other times and locations by calling 252-256-9717 or email mentor@scoreobx.org.

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.

Find a Mentor

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Take a Workshop

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

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Share Your Business Knowledge

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

Become a Volunteer