There is a wealth of resources to help you start your new business or grow your existing one here in Pike County. The Chamber proud to provide you the following list:
In addition to the Chamber and the Pike County Economic Development Corporation, there are other organizations available to assist businesses.
Illinois workNet provides a unique, free and user-friendly Internet portal providing easy access to workforce information and services for business. In addition, they have provided an excellent 20 page booklet called "Employer Services Initiative FASTFACTS, A Ready Reference Guide for Pike County Businesses" available as a PDF download.
Assistance to people wanting to start a business:
Quincy Business & Technology Center
Western Illinois Business and Technology Center
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity:
IE Network- Entrepreneurship Information Center 800-252-2923 www.ienconnect.com
Assistance for women & minority business development www.illinoisbiz.biz
Programs on Employment Investment & training www.illinoisbiz.biz
Workforce Investment Office 309-344-1575 www.wiworkforce.com
Illinois Department of Employment Security 217-222-2114 www.ides.go