Business Assistance

Better Business Bureau
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB accomplishes this mission by creating a community of trustworthy businesses; setting standards for marketplace trust; encouraging and supporting best practices; celebrating marketplace role models, and; Denouncing substandard marketplace behavior

California Chamber of Commerce
For more than 100 years, the California Chamber of Commerce has worked to make California a better place to do business by giving private-sector employers a voice in state politics and providing a full range of California-specific products and services. Experience has taught us that California’s business leaders need comprehensive support that follows key issues such as health care, workers’ compensation and business taxes. Not only do we give you the tools to make compliance easier after laws are passed, we work within state and federal politics to ensure fair legislation and a pro-business climate.

Central California Small Business Development Center
Assisting business growth.

Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
The Economic Development Corporation is the regional leader of economic development by attracting, supporting and retaining business and industry for the communities of Tulare County.

Counselors to America’s Small Business, Central California Chapter #380, 220 N. Santa Fe Street, Visalia, CA 93292

Small Business Administration
The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam.

Tulare County District Attorney’s Office
The Bad Check Restitution Program has been organized to assist local merchants with bad check losses. The primary goal of the program is to obtain full restitution for the victim without adding to the financial burden of the criminal justice system. The Fraud Alert program aims to protect unwary consumers from false advertising and deceptive, unfair and otherwise unlawful business practices, as well as protecting honest businesses from unscrupulous operators in the marketplace