Frequently Asked Questions

I’m looking to form a corporation or LLC. Can you help with this?

West Center has specialist advisors who can assist with helping you determine what kind of business entity will be most beneficial to you.

Are the webinars available for free?

Currently, West Center’s webinars are no-cost. Webinars are archived on our website and may be accessed by entering your email address.

I missed a webinar. Can I access a recording?

If you registered for a workshop but missed it, check your email for a link to the recording. This email will typically arrive within a week of the original date of the webinar. The majority of our webinars are archived and may be accessed via the Webinar Library on our website. You will need to provide an email address to access the webinar library recordings.

What services do you offer?

West Center offers no-cost one-on-one business advice counseling, training and education in the form of webinar workshops, economic development planning and strategy services, financial advice, and more. We have business advisors on staff to work with you on getting started and running your business. We also have specialist advisors who focus on a variety of different industries. Our assistance includes:

  • Starting a business
  • Applying for loans
  • Understanding your finances
  • HR & Operations
  • Expanding your business
  • Marketing
  • Building your brand

What is the cost to become a client?

There is no cost to become a client. Advising services are always free. West Center is a non-profit organization funded through several government and private agency grants, which underwrite the cost of our services. So book your orientation call today and get started with your dream business now!

I want to start a business. What are my first steps?

The best place to start is to contact West Center at 707-964-7571! We have a team of expert business advisors who are ready to help you turn your dream into reality. In addition to one-on-one no-cost confidential counseling, our organization offers business startup training programs, referrals to specialist advisors, and guidance on where to find funding!

I’m interested in becoming a client. What do I need to do?

Call our Customer Care Specialist at 707-964-7571 who will set up an orientation call and gather details about your business and particular situation. Following that initial call, the Customer Care Specialist will direct you to a business advisor who will answer your specific questions.