The Louisiana Small Business Development Center offers high-quality technical assistance to existing and start-up small businesses, and to small business entrepreneurs in Louisiana at no cost to the client. The Small Business Development Center Network is the largest provider of management and technical assistance for small businesses in the United States, and the LSBDC is a member of that network. The LSBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. SBA, LED and participating institutions of higher education. The LSBDC was established in 1983 and is located strategically to service all 64 parishes in Louisiana. With seven regional centers throughout the state, the LSBDC offers an array of specialized consulting services including growth acceleration, international trade, government contracting, and emergency preparedness.

The LSBDC empowers businesses by providing:

On-going consulting help for the duration of the business
Cutting-edge and contemporary business solutions
Resources that can address any aspect of a business’ operations
Insight on how to access capital and other resources necessary to grow a business
Honest and forthright advice


Our Mission

To facilitate the formation and growth of small businesses through individual one-on-one consulting services, entrepreneurial workshops and training programs. We provide the business education and information resources to help develop Louisiana’s economy.


Call Toll Free: 1- (866)-782-4159

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network, hosted by Louisiana Delta Community College, is a member of the National Association of Small Business Development Centers and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development and participating universities. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and/or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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