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Anewamerica Women’s Business Center, Oakland - Operations During COVID 19 (Coronavirus) - Effective June 22, 2021 We Are Open for In-Person Services. For More Information, (Click Here)
AnewAmerica Women’s Business Center - Oakland provides training, counseling and other support services to help women entrepreneurs start and successfully grow their businesses. In addition, the center supports women business owners. The office is currently located in the Fruitvale District of Oakland.
AnewAmerica Women’s Business Center Director:
Women’s Business Center Director
1470 Fruitvale Ave., - Suite 5
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 532-5240
Fax: (510) 532-5216
Services & Information:
We provide training and counseling sessions throughout our service footprint.Delivery of services – whether short- or long-term training or technical assistance/counseling – is organized to accommodate client needs. The office is open Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Although we maintain office hours of 40 hours each week in our Oakland office, client needs dictate that we also schedule programs after regular work hours during evenings, weeknights and weekends. Our formal long-term training is scheduled during evening hours and most of our short-term programs are also offered during evenings or weekends.WBC programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Also, language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Contact Darlene Neel at (510) 532- 5240 or email@example.com to request accommodations for persons with disabilities and/or language assistance services.Planned closures for the WBC each year are New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth National Independence Day(Emancipation Day), July 4th (Independence Day), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Online Training & Other Resources:
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Online Training offered to Women's Business Centers by Dreambuilder. This free online training is offered in multi-languages and allows individuals to work on their business goals, objectives and business plan at their own pace. For more information and to start the training Click Here!
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