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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a West Center client to take the program?

Yes. West Center requires you to become a client when signing up for the program.

Do I need a Social Security Number to apply?

No, you don’t need a Social Security Number to apply.

What does the training program entail?

The training program is thirteen (13) 60-minute webinars once per week and two (2) in-person events.

What kind of businesses can apply?

Any small business, except a business that deals in cannabis cultivation, sales, or products.

When does the training program start and end?

The program begins on June 21, 2023 and ends on September 27, 2023.

If I complete the program and meet all the requirements, when will I get the stipend?

Program participants will receive a stipend of $1,000 at the completion of the program

As a sole proprietor, can I apply for the program?

Yes, you can apply for the program.

My business is in a county other than Mendocino or Lake. Can I apply?

No. Your business must be located in either Mendocino or Lake County.

If a business has a seller’s permit to operate a legal business, will they also need proof of a business license?

A business license is not required to enter the program.