Small Business Resources

Other Start-Up Resources:

 •Local resources include non-governmental organizations, cities’ small business departments, chambers, economic development corporations, incubators, coworking spaces and local libraries provide a wealth of opportunities for individual counseling, workshops, trainings and access to resources.

 • Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS): Will help find a lawyer or other resource depending on your legal needs and financial means. 

• Legal Aid: Lone Star Legal Aid and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid provide free legal services for low-income residents to start or main their small business. 

• Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC): Provides individual counseling and support to help understand if you are ready for government contracting, determine eligibility for certifications and help you register.

 • Texas Historical Commission’s www.DowntownTX.org is an online building inventory for Texas downtowns featuring historic property listings. 

• The Office of the Governor has a comprehensive directory of resources for start-ups. The directory includes coworking spaces, incubator and accelerator programs, financial institutions and venture capital funds. To read the directory, please click here