The south San Diego Small Business Development Center network provides a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in south San Diego County. By supporting business growth, sustainability and enhancing the creation of new business through advising, low-cost training and other specialized services south San Diego clients receive; the program remains one of the nation’s largest small business assistance programs in the federal government.

Committed to a growing, vibrant small business community, the SBDC has provided south San Diego small businesses with critical information and tools for over twenty years. South San Diego SBDC is hosted by Southwestern College. All networks in the region serve small and developing businesses throughout south San Diego County.

The SBDC's top priority is to support and empower small businesses growth. Through its team of dedicated professionals, the SBDC helps entrepreneurs develop and expand their operations. This partnership fosters the job creation and retention, capital investments, and dynamic innovation that foster a consistent improvement in quality of life for our community.


The South San Diego SBDC mission is to grow the economic vitality of our community and our State, fostering job creation and retention, capital investments, and dynamic innovations that support an ever-improving quality of life for everyone in our community.

This mission is accomplished by assisting local small businesses and entrepreneurs build a foundation for individual and company success through individual counseling, organized business education, and innovative special programs.

For over twenty years, the SBDC has been helping San Diego area small businesses succeed by providing the information and tools they need. Based at Southwestern College, the San Diego SBDC serves the area along Interstate 8, including Mission Valley, Del Cerro, and East County. Also served are businesses south of Interstate 8 to the International Border, including National City, Chula Vista, Southeast San Diego, San Ysidro, Coronado, South San Diego, and Imperial Beach.


A strong business economy benefits all businesses. Show your passion for small business by contributing to the SBDC and its support of small business endeavors.

Help play a role in revitalizing California's economy by contributing to the San Diego SBDC’s mission to aid entrepreneurs and business owners across our region. Each year we raise more than $200,000 in public and private support to continue to deliver the high quality support services we bring to our region’s small businesses.

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Our goal is to help you make your small business the best that it can be. Make your appointment today and be more confident of success tomorrow.

Small Business Development Center - South San Diego
880 National City Blvd., Suite 103
National City, CA 91950
Phone: (619) 482-6391
Fax: (619) 216-6692

We Look Forward To Partnering With You!