Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (315)782-9262 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Sue and Mike Maring of Tug Hill Vineyards & Winery

Watertown Small Business Development Center

Serving Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego Counties and Fort Drum

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1986, the expert advisors of the Watertown SBDC have worked directly with 18,982 businesses, helping them to invest $275,894,684 in the area's economy, and create or save 8,952 jobs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Watertown SBDC:

Jefferson Community College
Watertown, NY 13601-1897  

Directions to the center

Director: Eric Constance

Center: (315)782-9262
Fax: (315)782-0901

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8 - 5


Outreach Offices:
7642 State Street, Box 106
Lowville, NY 13367
Phone: (315)782-9262
103 Rich Hall
Oswego, NY 13126 - 3599
M-F, 8am to 4:30pm
Phone: (315)312-3492