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City of Port Hueneme
250 North Ventura Road
Port Hueneme, CA 93041

Hours:
Monday -Thursday
7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Alternate Fridays
8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
(closed every other Friday -
see Calendar for dates)

Ph: (805) 986 - 6500
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Business Assistance Programs

City staff can help if you are looking for assistance or considering a new or expanded business in Port Hueneme. Information regarding local zoning, permits, licensing, and available shop space is our specialty. We are also happy to point you towards numerous organizations ready to answer your business or employment questions with no-cost and low-cost services.

For further information, please contact the Community Development Department at (805) 986-6500 or

KEY BUSINESS RESOURCES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATIVE – VENTURA COUNTY
The EDC-VC partners and networks with the County, its 10 cities, and private sector resources to promote business expansion through:
• Targeted loan fund programs
• Manufacturing industry assistance
• International trade education
www.edc-vc.com
(805) 384-1800

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
The SBDC is hosted locally by EDC-VC and is part of the U.S. Small Business Administration network to provide business owners access to:
• Free professional business consulting and technical support
• Assistance with financial packaging
• Affordable training programs 
www.edcsbdc.org
(805) 648-8925

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD - JOB & CAREER CENTERS
The JCC provides businesses with confidential access to employer services in Ventura County. These workforce development services include:
• Free employee recruitment services
• Individual employee training programs
• Online access to qualified candidates and labor market data.
www.venturacountyjcc.org
(805) 654-3435

OTHER IMPORTANT BUSINESS RESOURCES

SCORE is a nonprofit association that provides face-to-face counseling with retired and active owners/mangers to help small businesses. www.scoreventura.org
(805) 204-6022 

Women’s Economic Ventures offers self employment training, advanced business consulting/training and startup/expansion loans. www.wevonline.org
(805) 667-8004

Ventura County Community College District Business Resource Center provides workforce consultation and customized training for employers in collaboration with the region’s three community colleges (Mooorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura) www.vcbrc.net
(805) 654-6358

Governor’s Office of Economic Development can assign a specialist to help guide you through starting or expanding a business or provide you with information regarding specific State business policies or procedures.
(877) 345-GOED / (916) 322-0694
www.business.ca.gov

California Small Business Development Center (LA Regional Network) offers a variety of programs and support services to help navigate the issues you face with initial applications and obtaining resources for business including loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling, advocacy, training, procurment opportnities, and other forms of assistance to small businesses. www.sba.gov
(805) 384-1800

Port Hueneme Chamber of Commerce provides broad support to its members and the local business community. Membership is open to individuals, nonprofit organizations, large and small businesses, merchants, and home-occupations.  www.huenemechamber.com
(805) 488-2023

Ventura County “Grow Your Business –Live Your Life” is a marketing and outreach campaign to communicate Ventura County’s competitive strengths and encourages the retention and growth of the County’s industrial and employment base. www.Venturacountygrowsbusiness.com
(805) 383-4550