Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (718) 262-2880 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Lawrence Thorne, Thorn Electric Inc.

Queens-York Small Business Development Center

Serving Queens County

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

Since our start in 1988, the expert advisors of the Queens-York SBDC have worked directly with 15,077 businesses, helping them to invest $170,505,746 in the area's economy, and create or save 4,340 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 Queens-York SBDC:

City University Of New York
York College, 94-50 159th Street
Jamaica, NY 11451-9902  

Directions to the center

Director: Harry Wells

Center: (718) 262-2880
Fax: (718) 262-2881

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM


Outreach Offices:
Rockaway Develop. & Revitalization Corp. Satellite
1920 Mott Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
9 AM - 5 PM
Phone: (718) 262-2880
Fax: (800) 508-7056