Welcome to East Texas SCORE
We provide free and confidential one-on-one business counseling by phone, email, and in-person in East Texas. We also conduct workshops for both start-up entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners.
Give back to small businesses
Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?
Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Month
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Entrepreneurs Heritage Month—a month dedicated to celebrating the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.
SCORE is committed to helping AAPI entrepreneurs achieve their business goals. To help aspiring Asian American and Pacific Islander small business owners achieve their goals, SCORE offers FREE mentoring, tools and resources in our hub for AAPI Entrepreneurs.
Lifelong Learning Matters
Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE East Texas offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.
Find Your Mentor Today
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. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.
Attend a Workshop
Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.
Browse the Library
If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.
2021 SCORE National Impact
BUILDING A FUTURE
Quite simply, if you want to make a lasting impact in your small business community, SCORE is the place to do that. Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Small Business Mentoring Leader
SCORE’s 10,000 volunteers provide business mentoring and education in more than 230 chapters across 1,500 communities nationwide.
Support for Everyone
SCORE is a uniquely American organization that synthesizes two historic national ideals: entrepreneurial spirit and volunteerism. SCORE helps a diverse range of American Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs.
Big Impact on Small Businesses
In 2021, SCORE mentors helped start 25,084 businesses and create 71,475 non-owner new jobs and 96,559 total new jobs.
SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs
We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.
SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All.
SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES Volunteer with SCORE East Texas
As a SCORE Volunteer:
- Support local entrepreneurs
- Network and build new relationships
- Help grow your local small business community
- Expand your skillset and professional reputation
- And more!