BusinessSource Centers provide startup ventures and current small business owners various cost-effective and free tools to make their business a success. Through these tools, small businesses can grow and prosper in the City of Los Angeles.

Tax Incentives and Credits

Learn how to identify and manage tax incentives and credit opportunities to get the money you may be entitled to.


Business Registration

We are here to help you navigate the sometimes-challenging process of registering your business with the City of Los Angeles by assisting with the completion of registration forms and guiding you to the correct agencies.

Start Up Guidance (Self-paced)

Enhance, refresh or learn new solid business skills and principles at your own pace along with the support of our staff as needed

Permit Assistance

Southeast LA Business Source Center can help you with some common permit assistance needs. Take a look at the links below for additional information

Workshops & Training

The Southeast BusinessSource Center offers over 40 workshops and entrepreneurial training programs throughout the year to help new entrepreneurs gain the skills and knowledge to launch their business. In addition to our staff, we have contracttors with several subject-matter-experts to deliver a number of services including accounting, marketing, certification, and capital access.

One-on-One Consulting

Our experienced and professional staff thoughtfully and confidentially provide no-cost, one on one, business consultations to aspiring and current business owners.

Fictitious Business Name Filings

File, publicize, and verify your fictitious business name


Looking to hire qualified individuals? CRCD’s WorkSource Center provides ongoing training and job placement with small to mid-size businesses that need staffing assistance. 

Find out more about our Workforce Development through Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) ( using the buttons listed opportunities.

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