Business Assistance

Organizations providing assistance to businesses starting up or moving to the area

OHIO 1ST STOP BUSINESS CONNECTION
Toll Free 1.800.248.4040
Provides information on licenses and other requirements to operate a business in Ohio access to detailed information is provided on the website.

City of Youngstown Department of Economic Development
City Hall, 4th Floor
26 South Phelps Street
Youngstown, OH 44503
330.744.1708
Assists with businesses locating in the city of Youngstown

Mahoning Valley PTAC
(Procurement Technical Assistance Center)
Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation
4319 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44505-1005
330.759.3668
Fax 330.759.3686
Technical procurement assistance for doing business with the government and administers a variety of loan programs for businesses in the Mahoning Valley.

Ohio Secretary of State-Financial Opportunities in Ohio

Small Business Administration
Cleveland District Office
1350 Euclid Avenue Suite 211
Cleveland, OH 44115
216.522.4180

Valley Economic Development Partners (Formerly the Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation)
4319 Belmont Ave
Youngstown, OH 44505
330.759.3668
Offers loan programs and resources for area businesses.

Williamson College of Business Administration Centers:

Export Assistance Network
(International Trade Assistance Center)
Youngstown State University
One University Plaza
Youngstown, Ohio 44555
330.941.2145
Offers specialized business counseling services for companies doing business overseas

Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555
330.941.2140