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North Country Small Business Development Center

Serving Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren, Washington Counties

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (518) 564-2042 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
WhistlePig, LLC

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

Since our start in 1984, the expert advisors of the North Country SBDC have worked directly with 8,557 businesses, helping them to invest $102,376,027 in the area's economy, and create or save 3,234 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 North Country SBDC:

Center: (518) 564-2042
Fax: (518) 564-2043

SUNY College at Plattsburgh
194 US Oval, Room 248
Plattsburgh, NY 12903-3900  

Directions to the center

Director: Angela Smith

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
8:00 AM -- 4:30 PM


Outreach Offices:
Essex County Industrial Develop. Agency Satellite
7566 Court Street
Elizabethtown, NY 12932
By appointment only
Phone: (518) 564-2042
Gore Mountain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Tannery Pond Community Center
228 Main Street
North Creek, NY 12853
By appointment only
Phone: (518) 564-2042
Lake Placid Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism
Lake Placid CVB
2608 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
By appointment only
Phone: (518) 564-2042
Malone Satellite
OneWorkSource of Franklin County
158 Finney Boulevard
Malone, NY 12953
By appointment only
Phone: (518) 564-2042
Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce
94 Montcalm Street
Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Phone: (518) 564-2042