SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses for over 40 years and has a network of over 13,000 volunteers who donate their time to help entrepreneurs.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals.

These SCORE mentors will help you start and grow your business through FREE and confidential business advice online and in person. Start now by choosing one of the two options below:


Meet Face to Face

To arrange a mentoring session, just click here. You will be asked for some basic information and the option to select the date and time to meet with a Mentor of your choosing.

Mentoring is offered at the Charlottesville office, located at East Market and Fifth Streets, Suite 200 in the Chamber of Commerce Building, Charlottesville, VA 22902.  If you should any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 434-295-6712 or by email at

Prospective SCORE clients may be interested in how its services were used by small business owners and how SCORE mentors helped those businesses become successful.  Follow the stories of two SCORE clients by watching the following 60-second interviews:

"Success Story: Steve Allen" - Click Here

"Success Story: Youngsoon Martin" - Click Here

Find An Email Mentor

"You can search for SCORE email mentors by Area of Business, Industry or skill and then browse their profiles by to find the one that's right for your business."

Browse our email mentors' profile and choose one that is right for you.