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Women’s Business Center (WBC)

From our offices in Brooklyn and Staten Island, the BOC Women’s Business Center (WBC) offers business training, one-on-one counseling and financing resources to help women entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. By educating and empowering underserved women entrepreneurs, the WBC contributes to the economic, cultural, and social vitality of our communities.


85 S. Oxford St., 2nd Fl.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
P: 718-625-1276
F: 718-246-1881
Staten Island
705 Forest Avenue, 2nd Fl. Rear
Staten Island, NY 10310-2506
P: 718-816-4775
F: 718-816-7234

For Calendar of Events, click here

Products & Services

One-on-One Counseling

Commercial Loans

Seminars and Trainings

Business American-Style
Doing business in New York City can be confusing, especially if English isn’t your first language. “Business American-Style” offers a series of seminars that provide practical information in English and the native languages of New York’s immigrant communities.

Experienced speakers, who are professionals in their fields, cover the essential elements of applying for banking and business credit, as well as government regulations, insurance and legal issues, accounting and taxes. and planning and marketing.

Childcare Business Development Project
Our Childcare Business Development Project helps home-based childcare providers develop and enhance their businesses. Now, needed services and support in achieving economic self- sufficiency are available to childcare providers through this special project, including:

Core Four
The Core Four training program offers 60 hours of instruction from business-plan develop- ment and obtaining financing, to marketing your business.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made at all times in accordance with the American With Disabilities Act of 1990 and associated amendments. Arrangements for persons with special needs will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership is established to help women become full partners in economic development through small business ownership.

The Women’s Business Ownership Homepage address is SBA’s cooperation does not constitute or imply its endorsement of any opinions, products, and/or services.

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