The Immigrant Business Initiative provides business services to immigrant-owned businesses in New York City to help them start, operate, and grow.

You can receive one-on-one counseling and attend business classes in:

  • Bengali
  • Cantonese
  • Haitian Creole
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Learn about business services for immigrants.

You can get more information by phone. You can also contact a Business Solutions Center or a participating community-based organization in your borough for more information.

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: NYC Small Business Services Hotline
  • Phone Number: (888) 727-4692
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Bronx

Bronx Business Solutions Center
400 East Fordham Road
(718) 960-7910
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

SAPNA NYC
2348 Waterbury Avenue
(718) 828-9772
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 10 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Street
(347) 296-8021
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Manhattan

Washington Heights Business Solutions Center
560 West 181st Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 126
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center
361 West 125th Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 125
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center
110 William Street
(212) 618-8914
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens

Queens Business Solutions Center
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
(718) 570-8500
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Staten Island 

Staten Island Business Solutions Center
120 Stuyvesant Place
(718) 285-8400
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Bronx

Bronx Business Solutions Center
400 East Fordham Road
(718) 960-7910
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Street
(347) 296-8021
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC)
807 48th Street
(718) 686-8223
Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM
Walk-in Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Manhattan

Washington Heights Business Solutions Center
560 West 181st Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 126
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center
361 West 125th Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 125
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center
110 William Street
(212) 618-8914
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) 
2 Allen Street, 7th Floor
(212) 964-6022
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens

Queens Business Solutions Center
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
(718) 570-8500
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC)
133-04 39th Avenue
(718) 961-0888
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Staten Island

Staten Island Business Solutions Center
120 Stuyvesant Place
(718) 285-8400
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Bronx

Bronx Business Solutions Center
400 East Fordham Road
(718) 960-7910
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Street
(347) 296-8021
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn Public Library 
10 Grand Army Plaza
(718) 623-7000 ext. 23241
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Manhattan

Washington Heights Business Solutions Center
560 West 181st Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 126
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center
361 West 125th Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 125
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center
110 William Street
(212) 618-8914
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens

Queens Business Solutions Center
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
(718) 570-8500
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Staten Island

Staten Island Business Solutions Center
120 Stuyvesant Place
(718) 285-8400
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Bronx

Bronx Business Solutions Center
400 East Fordham Road
(718) 960-7910
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Street
(347) 296-8021
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC)
807 48th Street
(718) 686-8223
Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM
Walk-in Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Manhattan

Washington Heights Business Solutions Center
560 West 181st Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 126
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center
361 West 125th Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 125
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center
110 William Street
(212) 618-8914
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) 
2 Allen Street, 7th Floor
(212) 964-6022
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens

Queens Business Solutions Center
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
(718) 570-8500
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC)
133-04 39th Avenue
(718) 961-0888
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Staten Island

Staten Island Business Solutions Center
120 Stuyvesant Place
(718) 285-8400
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Bronx

Bronx Business Solutions Center
400 East Fordham Road
(718) 960-7910
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Street
(347) 296-8021
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC)
807 48th Street
(718) 686-8223
Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM
Walk-in Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Manhattan

Washington Heights Business Solutions Center
560 West 181st Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 126
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center
361 West 125th Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 125
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center
110 William Street
(212) 618-8914
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC) 
2 Allen Street, 7th Floor
(212) 964-6022
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens

Queens Business Solutions Center
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
(718) 570-8500
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC)
133-04 39th Avenue
(718) 961-0888
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Staten Island

Staten Island Business Solutions Center
120 Stuyvesant Place
(718) 285-8400
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Bronx

Bronx Business Solutions Center
400 East Fordham Road
(718) 960-7910
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Street
(347) 296-8021
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Shorefront YM-YHCA in Brighton Beach
3300 Coney Island Avenue
(718) 646-1444 ext. 352
Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, from 7:30 AM to 9 PM
No walk-ins.

Manhattan

Washington Heights Business Solutions Center
560 West 181st Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 126
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center
361 West 125th Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 125
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center
110 William Street
(212) 618-8914
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens

Queens Business Solutions Center
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
(718) 570-8500
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Staten Island

Staten Island Business Solutions Center
120 Stuyvesant Place
(718) 285-8400
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Bronx

Bronx Business Solutions Center
400 East Fordham Road
(718) 960-7910
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Business Solutions Center
9 Bond Street
(347) 296-8021
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

North Brooklyn Business Outreach Center
85 South Oxford Street, 2nd Floor 
(718) 624-9115
Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
No walk-ins.

Manhattan

Washington Heights Business Solutions Center
560 West 181st Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 126
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Upper Manhattan Business Solutions Center
361 West 125th Street
(212) 749-0900 ext. 125
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Lower Manhattan Business Solutions Center
110 William Street
(212) 618-8914
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens

Queens Business Solutions Center
90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
(718) 570-8500
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

Queens Business Outreach Center
96-11 40th Road
(718) 205-3773
Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
No walk-ins.

Staten Island

Staten Island Business Solutions Center
120 Stuyvesant Place
(718) 285-8400
Call or walk in: Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM

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