Rutgers, State University of Newark, NJ Campus
Small Business Development Center
43 Bleeker Street
Newark, NJ 07102-1897
Voice: (973) 353-5950
Fax: (973) 353-1030
The Rutgers-Newark Small Business Development Center is one of 11 SDBCs in the state of New Jersey. The Center provides its services to entrepreneurs and small businesses who wish to establish their businesses in Essex County.
Business.NJ.gov is your one-stop for the information you need to do business in New Jersey. If you're starting a business, try out our Starter Kits to quickly plan how to register with the State and comply with State rules and regulations. You can also explore a rich library of content—like hundreds of FAQs—and resources to help you manage, operate, and grow your business.
SCORE - Small Business Administration
2 Gateway Center – 15th Flr
Newark, NJ 07102
Voice: (973) 645-3982
Mon thru Fri: 9:00am-2:00pm
Essex County Division of Community Action/Consumer Services
50 South Clinton Street, 3rd Floor
East Orange, NJ 07018
Voice: (973) 395-8350
Essex County Division of Community Action is the local division of the State Div of Consumer Affairs. The state web address listed above provides a wealth of information as well as the ability to enter your complaints directly online.
The Better Business Bureau
1700 Whitehorse Hamilton Square, Ste. D-5
(Formerly located in Parsippany- now handled by Trenton office)
Trenton, NJ 08690 -3596
Voice: (609) 588-0808
FAX: (609) 588-0546
Better Business Bureaus are private non-profit organizations. They will provide reports on business firms that will be helpful to you before making a purchase and can help resolve consumers’ disputes with businesses through telephone conciliation, mediation and arbitration.
Trenton Watch provides an update on bills that are moving in the state capital. It is published weekly when the Legislature is in session. Each issue published since the start of the 208th Legislature is archived by date.