Appointments for Small Business Help

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Small Business Telephone Consultation

Part of the Los Angeles Public Library's New Americans Initiative, get one-on-one help with:

  • COVID-19 Relief
  • Business Structures
  • Permit/Licenses
  • Access to Capital
  • Sidewalk Vending Consulting

Services are free and available in English and Spanish. If further assistance is needed, in-person appointments may be arranged.

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BusinessSource Centers

The BusinessSource Centers provide free assistance for the City of Los Angeles Sidewalk and Park Vendor Permit Program. Bilingual advisors are available to help complete the required documentation to secure the City of L.A., State of California and County of Los Angeles Permits.

Call or visit a BusinessSource Center to get help filling out the documents you need for state, county and city permits.

South Valley Region

14553 Delano Street, Suite 212
Van Nuys, CA 91411
Phone: 818-616-4118
English, Español

North Valley Region

13269 Van Nuys Boulevard
Pacoima, CA 91331
Phone: 818-302-6114
English, Español

West Valley Region

18645 Sherman Way #114
Reseda, CA 91335
Phone: 747-265-6201
English, Español, русский

South Los Angeles Region

1130 W. Slauson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Phone: 323-789-4515
English, Español

Southeast Los Angeles Region

2415 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Phone: 323-450-7226
English, Español

Watts Region

1513 E. 103rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Phone: 323-789-4515
English, Español, Cambodian and Tagalog

East Los Angeles Region

1730 E. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: 323-568-1520
English, Español

Pico-Union/Westlake Region

1055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 900-B
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-353-9400
English, Español, 한국어, 普通话, 廣東話, Française, Lingala, Tagalog, Thai, Armenian, Farsi, Hindi, Kanada, Gujrati, Marathi & Punjabi

Hollywood Region

1370 N. St Andrews Place, Suite 215
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 213-989-3158
English, Español, 한국인, Tagalog, فارسی , ไทย, 普通 话/翻譯, Armenian and Farsi

Harbor Region

222 W. 6th Street, Suite 320
San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: 310-221-0644
English, Español

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Information for Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics and Carryout Bag Ban