SRDC strives to be a “one-stop shop” for any business need, whether it’s an existing company or someone looking to start a business.

Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC):

VtSBDC provides no-cost business advising and low-cost training to all Vermont entrepreneurs starting or growing their own businesses. From start-up planning to loan package development to long-term growth strategies and everything in-between. VtSBDC offers support through a variety of programs and partnerships with other state and federal agencies.  Go to more information or contact Debra Boudrieau, the VtSBDC counselor in the SRDC office at

Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC):

VT PTAC is part of a network of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers throughout the US that share one common goal: to provides businesses with an understanding of the requirements of government contracting and the know-how to obtain and successfully perform federal, state, and local contracts.  For more information, contact our local PTAC counselor, Ed Williams at

Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC):

VMEC offers a variety of services and workshops with a goal to help Vermont manufacturers achieve sustainable and profitable growth through innovation, increased productivity, improved manufacturing and business processes and the adoption of advanced “Next Generation Manufacturing” business practices and attributes. For more information go to or call 802-728-1432.

Vermont Department of Labor (DOL):

The Vermont Department of Labor assists employers with job creation, retention and recruitment, coordinates the education and training of the workforce, ensures safe work environments, administers support and reemployment assistance to workers who suffer a job loss or workplace injury, and provides labor market information and analysis. Go to