to self-schedule an appointment at Buffalo, Clarence, Kenmore, North Tonawanda, Eden and East Aurora. Self-scheduling is the most convenient way to schedule a meeting. For other branch locations, please scroll down.

 

Buffalo Niagara SCORE volunteers provide face-to-face mentoring at 11 locations throughout the 8 counties of Western New York. You can meet with a volunteer in a location convenient to your workplace, or your home. We also mentor by phone and over the internet. See below for details on how to connect with us.

 

SCORE’s more than 11,000 business experts provide you with free, confidential, ongoing mentoring, counsel, advice and business guidance by sharing real-world advice and know-how. Our mentors come from every business sector and have substantial skills. The 60+ business volunteers in the Buffalo Niagara chapter live and work in the 8 Western New York counties that we serve. We have many decades of real business experience to share with you. For example we can:

  • Help you start a business
  • Advise on writing a business plan
  • Answer a business question
  • Solve a business problem
  • Advise on how to obtain business funding
  • Help you grow your business
  • Be a part of your business advisory group
  • Assist you in being a successful entrepreneur

Connect with SCORE - you can:
• Make an appointment to meet with us in person

• Ask for mentoring via email

Buffalo Niagara SCORE volunteers provide face-to-face mentoring at locations throughout the 8 counties of Western New York. You can meet with a volunteer in a location convenient to your workplace, or your home.

To self-schedule an appointment at Buffalo, Clarence, Kenmore, North Tonawanda, Eden and East Aurora; please CLICK HERE

Self-scheduling is the fastest, and most efficient way to schedule a meeting. It allows you to select the date, time, location, and mentor of your choosing. When completing your request for a mentor, just check the “Schedule an appointment with a mentor” box, when asked “What Would You Like To Do?”. Submittal of the request takes you to the Calendar where you can make your selection.

Western New York (Buffalo)
SBA Office
Niagara Center, Room 540
130 S Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: 716-551-4301

Days open – Mon to Fri
Timings – 10AM, 11AM, 12PM

Northeast Erie County (Clarence)
Clarence Chamber of Commerce
8899 Main Street, Ste. 4, Corner of Shimerville Rd
Clarence, NY 14031
Phone: 716-631-3888

Days open – Third Thursday of the month
Timings – 9AM, 10AM, 11AM

Eden Branch
Eden Chamber of Commerce
8226 N. Main St. (Smith Bldg.)
Eden, NY 14057
Phone: 716-992-4799

Days open – First & third Wednesday of the month
Timings – 4PM, 5PM, 6PM

Northwest Erie County (Kenmore)
Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce
3411 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
Phone: 716-874-1203

Days open – Second Tuesday of the month
Timings – 4PM, 5PM, 6PM

Niagara County (North Tonawanda)
North Tonawanda Library
505 Meadow Drive
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Phone: 716-693-4132

Days open – Third Wednesday of the month
Timings – 4PM, 5PM, 6PM

East Aurora Branch
East Aurora Chamber of Commerce
300 Gleed St. (Southside Commerce Center)
East Aurora, NY 14052 
Phone: 716-652-8444

Days open – Tuesdays & Thursdays of the month
Timings – 4PM, 5PM, 6PM

For below locations, please call us at the respective “Call for appointment” numbers to make an appointment.

Olean Business Development Center
301 N. Union St.
Olean NY 14760
Call for appointment: 716-307-3225

Allegany County Crossroads Conference Center
6087 St. Rt. 19N
Belmont, NY 14813
Call for appointment: 716-307-3225

Genesee County (Batavia)
Genesee County Career Center Batavia One Stop
687 East Main St., Suite 100
Batavia, NY 14020
Call for appointment: 585-344-2042

Days open – Third Wednesday of the month
Timings – 9AM, 10AM, 11AM

Orleans County (Albion)
Albion One-Stop
458 West Ave
Albion, NY 14411
Call for appointment: 585-589-5335

Days open – Fourth Tuesday of the month
Timings – 9AM, 10AM, 11AM

Wyoming County (Perry)
Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce
6470 Route 20A (entrance on east side of building)
Perry, NY 14530
Call for appointment: 585-237-0230

Days open – Second Thursday of the month
Timings – 9AM, 10AM, 11AM


 

ALTERNATIVE Locations and Times: If none of these times and locations work for you, you may CLICK HERE. Let us know when and where you might be able to meet and give as much detail as reasonable to help us to find the right mentor for you.

EMAIL MENTORING: CLICK HERE to search for the online SCORE email mentor team to find volunteers who are sharing their experience and knowledge using our email mentoring system.

CONTACT: If you just want to get in touch with us, please CLICK HERE to send us a message.

Call us:
Call the SBA Office at 716-551-4301 or use our 716-253-1130 Voicemail number that you can call any time of the day or night with a question.

  • Be sure to tell us what you want
  • Give us your contact information
  • It helps if you speak slowly and clearly
  • Our volunteers will get back to you as soon as possible

We look forward to working with you! SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All counseling is free, neutral and confidential. Volunteer counselors are experienced owners or managers of businesses that volunteer their time to help small businesses succeed. SCORE has mentored more than 9 million entrepreneurs and small businesses since 1964.

In our 50 year history SCORE:
  • Has helped over 10,000,000 clients
  • Serves about 500,000 clients every year