Useful and Specific Information Available for Small Businesses

Government Assistance

SBDC Central Office
US Small Business Administration
Governor’s Office of Regulatory Assistance (for information on permits and licenses)
Government Export Assistance
Government Grant Assistance
NYS Women and Minority Owned Business
Resources for Starting and Expanding Businesses in NYS
To access websites of Suffolk County Towns
Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services
NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets
Find County Offices


Small Business Marketing Tools
Entrepreneur Magazine
Inc Magazine
Database of Franchises
Business Owner’s Toolkit
Thomas Register Manufacturer’s Directory
Suffolk County Women’s Enterprise Coalition
Franchise Business Review
SBA Franchise Registry
Startup Nation
Success Magazine
Carnegie Library - Business Plans and Profiles
SME Toolkit (Small & Medium Enterprise)
Long Island Index
Reference for Business
North Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce
Earth Energy Exchange
FranchiseKnowHow, LLC

Legal Resources

NYS Department of State
General Legal Information/Forms
Suffolk County Bar Association
US Patent and Trademark Office

Market Resources

US Census Information (demographics)
Associations/Organizations on Internet
Miller Resource Center-Middle Country Library


NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance
US Internal Revenue Service

Employee Issues

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
NYS Department of Labor
Online Permit Assistance & Licensing
NYS Insurance Fund
NYS Department of State
General Legal Information/Forms
Suffolk County Bar Association




Stony Brook Small Business Development Center Sponsors



Brookhaven National Laboratory

Capital One Bank

Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Suffolk Federal Credit Union

Bank of America

Chase Bank





Upcoming Events 

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Train Your Memory
March 3, 2016

So You Want to Own a Franchise?
March 17, 2016

How To Write A Business Plan
March 7, 2016
May 2, 2016
September 19, 2016
November 14, 2016


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