City of Newcastle
Newcastle Chamber of Commerce
King County Library, Bellevue Regional System
Business Operating Assistance
Washington State Small Business Development Center
Provides no-fee, confidential counseling on management topics. Though one-on-one work with business counselors, you can get free business planning, research, merchandising, advertising, purchasing or selling a business, record keeping, taxes and more. There are multiple offices in the area.
Visit WSBDC online
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
SCORE volunteers are working and retired business owners, educators and professionals. They can help with starting a business, marketing, sales, growth management, leadership assistance and other business related issues.
Visit SCORE online
The Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises
For more information
OMWBE provides assistance to private businesses in identifying opportunities for qualified firms. Also partners with SBA to provide training and financing programs.
Additional Financing Assistance
The Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA is a part of the federal government and networks with multiple community resources. The local SBA office is in Seattle.
Finding Qualified Employees
Worksource King County
Worksource offers an array of free services to businesses. These include finding qualified applicants, marketing current openings, access to current labor information and resources for working with people with disabilities.
The Bellevue office can be reached at