About Us

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than fifty years.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.

Fox Valley SCORE

The Fox Valley SCORE Chapter has counseling offices throughout the western suburbs of Chicago, covering the 6 counties of DuPage, Kane, Will, DeKalb, Kendall and McHenry.  ChCC

Make an appointment at one of our 15 convenient locations for free face-to-face mentoring. We are eager to meet with you in Aurora, Elgin, Elmhurst, Joliet, Lisle, McHenry, Naperville, St. Charles or Wheaton. (For evening hours, see Naperville, Plainfield, Wheaton.  The Gail Bordon Library in Elgin offers evenings and Saturdays.)

Our local workshops connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7.  We provide resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing the plans they need to succeed.