No cost advising: Get the personal help you need to start and build a better business.
Nobody is like You.
No business will be like your business.
Maybe you have an exciting business idea but you don’t know where to start.
Maybe you’ve been in business a while and are facing some new problems or need access to specific business resources.
Either way, the DC Women’s Business Center can help.
The first step? Sign up to request counseling.
To schedule an appointment, first click here to go to our registration page and create a client profile. Once you are registered, you will be directed to Appointy, our scheduling tool.
Everyone in the DC Metro Region is eligible for free one-on-one counseling services from the DCWBC.
Our counselors will help you assess your business needs, whether it’s ideation, business plan writing, understanding financials, market research, or anything else! They will work with you one time or on an ongoing basis to help you start and grow your business. In addition, our counselors can direct you to the many other resources to support your venture; funding sources, registration and/or certification websites, local and regional organizations.
The DCWBC uses two on-line tools, LivePlan and GrowthWheel, which are free for our clients. LivePlan is a Business Plan writing tool which results in a financing ready plan. GrowthWheel is a business decision making tool that helps you make important decisions that will drive various aspects of your venture. Both of these tools allow you and your counselor to work together in order to help you to achieve your business goals.