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Halifax Community College

Your Small Business Partner to Help You Start, Sustain and Grow Your Business

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HCC Small Business Center Director
Kelly Barber

North Carolina Small Business Center

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The Purpose of the SBC is to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses by providing high quality, readily available assistance to prospective and existing small business owners.  The overall Objectives are to foster and support entrepreneurship and economic development and help equip people in both urban and rural communities to succeed in a technologically driven world.
The Small Business Center has been in existence for over twenty years assisting  the  business, local government and non-profit sectors in accomplishing their goals. Our major focus is small businesses and start-ups.   We also provide management training and assistance for larger employers in Halifax and Northampton Counties.

At our HCC Campus:

  • Free Small Business seminars
  • Free start-up counseling
  • Free consulting to existing businesses, government agencies and non-profits
  • Free help with business, management and organizational issues
  • Free computer use and Internet access
  • Free business resource center
  • On-site training for established businesses

We Provide Assistance with:

  • Business Planning Process
  • Marketing: Products & Services, Packaging, Pricing, Distribution, Competition, Research
  • Financials: P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow
  • Other business and management issues… We will provide this on-site at your location
We Provide Assistance for:
  • Do you have a DREAM or a business idea?
  • Are you just getting started in business?
  • Is your business or organization struggling and you don't know what to do or where to start in finding answers?
  • Do you need specific training?

Helpful Small Business Resources

Other Very Helpful Resources:



For information on HCC classes that will help your small business, click here to view the Small Business Center schedule.

  1. Small Business Center Classes
  2. Business and Industry Classes
  3. Occupational Extension Classes
  4. Computer Classes