Welcome small business owners or those thinking about starting your own business
Founded in 1964, SCORE (formerly, Service Corps Of Retired Executives) is a national, all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.
Make us your first choice for practical business advice from an industry professional for the "life of your business", from conception to growth. We have a valuable network of more than 11,000 volunteers across the U.S. with a wide variety of industry experience in building and/or running businesses.
All our counseling is confidential and free. SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
If you need help navigating the website, check out the Frequently Asked Questions.
We offer low-cost seminars and workshops for both start-up and in-business entrepreneurs
These programs offer an excellent opportunity to network with local, small business owners. Click here for schedule
VETERANS ADVANTAGE: Thanks to a scholarship from CAPITAL ONE BANK, all our education events except Computer Tuesdays are free to the veterans.
We can help you start, grow and manage your business.
Our counselors bring a rich and varied business backgrounds. Click here to find the RIGHT Counselor who meets your needs.
Click here for LOCATION nearest you. Walk-ins welcome at the Main Office and Palm Center. We encourage repeat visits until you have achieved your goals.
Make an Appointment today. There is no charge for counseling.
Already in business?
Want to talk to a former owner or CEO of a small business who can provide a SOUNDING BOARD about any business issue, or to an experienced TEAM that can BRAINSTORM with you about bottom line enhancement, growth strategies, financial restructuring or exit strategy for your business?
Click here for SCORE ADVISORS
There is no charge for this service
SCORE Houston salutes the 2015 winners of the SBA Small Business Awards (read more):
Read about our counselors receiving special recognition: