Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (631)420-2765 or use
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Center Success Story:
Gail and Gene Walker of Premier Rubber Company

Farmingdale Small Business Development Center

Serving Nassau, Suffolk Counties

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

Since our start in 1985, the expert advisors of the Farmingdale SBDC have worked directly with 29,059 businesses, helping them to invest $371,051,306 in the area's economy, and create or save 15,016 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 Farmingdale SBDC:

Farmingdale State University of New York
Campus Commons
Farmingdale, NY 11735-1006  

Directions to the center

Director: Erica Chase

Center: (631)420-2765
Fax: (631)370-8895

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
8 am - 4:30


Outreach Offices:
CW Post Campus
Long Island University Larber Hall Room 306
Greenvale, NY 11548 - 1300
Phone: 516-299-2095
Fax: (516)299-2095

EOC Hempstead Outreach Center
269 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550 - 3900
Phone: (516)564-8672
Fax: (516)564-1895

SBDC Lindenhurst Outreach Center
19 W. Hoffman Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
8:30 - 4:30

SBDCIsland Park Outreach Center
203A Long Beach Road
Island Park, NY 11558
8:30 - 4:30
Phone: 516-415-7702