Northwest Connecticut

The volunteers of Northwest Connecticut SCORE are working or retired business owners, executives and managers who can offer you a wealth of information and insights on a wide variety of business problems.  Free confidential mentoring is provided face-to-face or via email or phone.  If you would like assistance with your start-up or existing business please contact us by clicking on the "Mentoring" tab at the top of this page or call the Chamber of Commerce office in Torrington at 860- 482-6586 or in Bristol at 860-584-4718. If you have already met with us please log-in or click on the Mentoring tab.

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.


Calendar of Events

Mentoring sessions are available during June, July and August at the following:

Northwest Chamber of Commerce offices - Monday and Wednesday 9 – 12:00PM

Call 860-482-6586 to schedule a session


Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce - Friday 9 – 12:00PM

Call 860-584-4718 to schedule a session




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