South Sound/Tacoma SCORE is a team of nationally Certified Mentors who provide free professional counseling and workshops to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners in Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor and South King counties. Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our 1000 plus online mentors. The majority of SCORE mentors are retired business professionals with decade of experience in specific industries and roles. These individuals want to give back by offering their knowledge and expertise to entrepreneurs and business owners. SCORE also offers a variety of business resources on their website including video tutorials. 

This program is ideal for: 

  • Individuals who want to become entrepreneurs but need guidance and mentoring.
  • Existing businesses who need mentorship and guidance for planning and/or growing. 
  • Individuals who need business guidance in relation to a specific industry.

*mentoring focuses on a broader scope of client development while coaching and counseling typically focus on specific parts of a business.




Sean Moore