Candace Learning Center

Candace Learning Center

Throughout her career as an educator, Candace Bui-Walston of Minooka, has always had a passion for teaching. Her resume includes instruction in subjects such as […]

Batteries Plus Bulbs

Batteries Plus Bulbs

A new Joliet business is energizing the community – literally! Ron and Paula Takacs,  owners of Batteries Plus Bulbs, opened their business on September 21, […]

Custom Community Creations, LLC

Custom Community Creations, LLC

Toni Greathouse is a local entrepreneur with the ability to see the big picture. This characteristic along with her passion and enthusiasm have positioned Toni’s […]

Saage Culinary Studio

Saage Culinary Studio

“Build it and they will come,” that’s what Plainfield resident Gayatri Borthakur envisioned when she embarked on her latest business endeavor. The nutritionist turned entrepreneur […]

Maggie’s Interiors

Maggie’s Interiors

When the owner of interior design firm Maggie’s Place moved to Texas last year, Roxanne Essex worked in a dual role at the Plainfield business. […]

Illinois Small Business Development Center

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Joliet Junior College (ISBDC) is part of a statewide network of small business resource providers, collaborating with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE).

Our mission is to provide free management assistance and advice to aid emerging and existing small businesses as they develop. The center counsels nearly 600 small business and entrepreneurial clients per year by delivering up-to-date counseling, training and technical assistance in many aspects of small business management. Our clients range from start-up through existing businesses that seek ways to improve, develop or finance their organizations.

Developed in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and Joliet Junior College as a service to Illinois businesses under cooperative agreement #SB-2M-00097-15.

Check out our recent video to learn how we can assist entrepreneurs with the start-up or expansion of their business!

Schedule an appointment to meet with us!

Phone: (815) 280-1400 // Fax: (815) 280-1294
Email: sbdc@jjc.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm