Start or Grow Your Business!


Are you interested in starting a business? Want to expand but lack resources? Looking for sound business advice? You’ve come to the right place!

Connect with Metro NJ SCORE

Meet Our Mentors

Here are some brief bios of our mentors; we invite you to meet them and our other talented counselors! Read more

Contact Us & Office Locations

Contact information for SCORE Metro NJ (Essex, Hudson... Read more

Free Mentoring

Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

Find a Mentor

Workshops & Events

Register today for our FREE business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

Take a Workshop

Templates & Tools

If you’re looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Browse the Library
Metro NJ SCORE Services

Our expert counselors offer experience that spans all industries, including the production of goods and provision of services.

We wrote the book on Starting and Managing your Business in New Jersey – literally!

Our book covers:

Getting started, preparing a business plan, capital requirements, how to market your products, how to finance your business and much more!

To obtain a copy, send a check for $14 which covers $10 for the book plus $4 for shipping to: Treasurer, SCORE Metro NJ, 2 Gateway Center, 10th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102.

Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

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