Links & Resources

For Businesses

Rutgers, State University of Newark, NJ Campus
Small Business Development Center
University Heights
43 Bleeker Street
Newark, NJ 07102-1897
Voice: (973) 353-5950
Fax: (973) 353-1030
www.business.rutgers.edu/rnsbdc

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.

SCORE - Small Business Administration
2 Gateway Center – 15th Flr
Newark, NJ 07102
Voice: (973) 645-3982
Mon thru Fri: 9:00am-2:00pm
www.sba.gov/offices/district/nj/newark

Essex County Small Business Resource Center & Reference Library
Essex County Hall of Records
Fourth Floor, Room 447
465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102
www.ecbizcenter.com

For Consumers

Essex County Division of Community Action/Consumer Services
50 South Clinton Street, 3rd Floor
East Orange, NJ 07018
Voice: (973) 395-8350
URL: http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/home.htm

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
Email: info@trenton.bbb.org
URL: www.trenton.bbb.org

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.

Legislative Updates

Trenton Watch
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.
www.njchamber.com/index.php/nj-chamber-business-news/the-trenton-watch

Municipal Information

League of Municipalities
407 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
Voice: 609 695- 3481
Fax: 609 695- 0151
www.njslom.org