The Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center is a member of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers, a statewide, non-profit, network of university based centers that provide in-depth, quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and prospective small businesses.

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide entrepreneurs with the education, information and tools necessary to build successful businesses.The Lock Haven University SBDC was established in 1992, in order to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement in existing small businesses in Clinton and Lycoming Counties. Small business owners or individuals interested in starting a small business in these areas are invited to request no fee assistance by contacting us.

The Lock Haven University SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including testing a new business proposition, shaping a business plan, investigating funding opportunities, and much more.



  Main Office:
  Phone: (570) 484-2589
  Hours of Operation:
  8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
  Lock Haven University
  301 West Church Street
  East Campus
  Lock Haven, PA 17745
  Outreach Center:
  Phone: (570) 326-1971
  Hours of Operation:
  8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
Tues. & Thurs.
  (by appt.)

  Will./Lyco. Chamber of Commerce
  102 W. Fourth St.
  Williamsport, PA 17701


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 Copyright © 2018 Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center.
All Rights Reserved. An accredited affiliate of the national network of
Small Business Development Centers

Funding support and resources are provided through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration; by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community & Economic Development; and in part through support from Lock Haven University and other sources. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling (570) 484-2589. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government. By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if you become federally debarred or suspended in the future.