Serving North SLO County

New free business development tools and services are now available in Atascadero.

Atascadero Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Women’s Business Center (WBC) to open the first-of-its-kind hub servicing the entire northern San Luis Obispo County region.

Co-situated in our BridgeWorks coworking program at 6907 El Camino Real, Ste. A, this full-service technical assistance and training resource for entrepreneurs is now open. The effort represents a newly formed partnership with the nonprofit Mission Community Services Corporation (MCSC). Open for office hours every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Consulting services are 100% free and are offered virtually, in-person or via phone. Some examples of services offered through the WBC in Atascadero:

Business Classes – cybersecurity, small business startup, marketing, etc

No-Cost Business Consulting – bilingual consultants available

Technical Assistance – multi-week courses

Office Hours

Office hours are every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Schedule a 30-minute session by calling (805) 595-1357 or by emailing charlene@mcscorp.org. Business owners wanting to offer training for employees are also encouraged to contact Char Rosales.

About Mission Community Services Corporation (MCSC)

MCSC is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for potential entrepreneurs and small business owners to become self-sustaining successful contributors to their communities, with special assistance for women, low-income individuals, minorities, veterans and nonprofit business.

MCSC’s primary services include workshops, entrepreneurial trainings, and professional business consulting.

Contact MCSC

Hours for the MCSC offices in SLO are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its location, 71 Zaca Lane #1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.

More information

For more information, visit www.mcscorp.org or call 805. 595.1357 or 877.831.9377, email info@mcscorp.org.

Media Coverage

Our new partnership made the news! Check out the recent media coverage of the Small Business Development Center opening in Atascadero – the first of its kind in northern San Luis Obispo County.

• A-Town Daily News – “First women’s business center in north county opens”

• The Tribune – “New business resource center opens for female entrepreneurs in SLO County”

• KSBY – “SLO County women’s business center now holding office hours in Atascadero”