The Ma.South Coast Chapter provides confidential business mentoring services and educational workshops to entrepreneurs and business owners in the South Coast region. SCORE provides experienced Certified Business mentors to assist both start up and existing businesses.


SCORE  Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and mentoring of entrepreneurs ,helping small businesses start,grow,and succeed. There are over 300 chapters with over 10,000 volunteers nationwide responsible for helping over 20,000 businesses start each year. SCORE is a U.S. Small Business Administration( SBA) resource partner comprised of volunteer  mentors who are working or retired business owners,professionals and executives who share their wisdom and lessons. All mentoring services are confidential and free of charge. 

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Starting a Business

  • Startup Classes


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary Contact
Dennis Callanan
1213 Purchase Street
200 Pocasset Street
New Bedford & Fall River, Ma. 02720