Useful Links

Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region (seCTer)

The Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region is committed to providing assistance to regional entrepreneurs and existing small businesses. We want to help you be successful. If you are an aspiring or existing business owner, use the growing list below directing you to planning and help from local experts. For aspiring business owners, we suggest that you first visit Getting Started and Writing your Business Plan.

Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board

The Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) works with local, state, and federal legislators, chief elected officials and businesses to ensure that the constantly changing needs of the Eastern Connecticut’s employers and job-seekers are met in a manner that keeps Eastern Connecticut at the forefront of industry and technology.

Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member based organization that fosters and promotes business for its members. Our focus is, and always will be, to better our community through our programs, our events, and our commitment to our members in the services we provide. Our focus is keenly concentrated on how we can help improve the community of the greater Mystic area.

Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce

The Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce is a collaborative of business and community leaders dedicated to securing and enhancing the economic vitality of eastern Connecticut.

CT Dept of Economic & Community Development

Here you can access valuable information on the many programs and services we offer to help businesses grow and succeed, revitalize communities and neighborhoods, and ensure quality housing.

Connecticut Economic Resource Center

If you are starting, expanding or relocating a business in Connecticut, chances are you have questions - and we've got the answers. AdvanceCT makes it easy for you to learn what you need to know about doing business in our state. Every year, we handle thousands of inquiries, and surveys show we have satisfied customers.

Connecticut's Small Business Development Centers 


SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly 50 years.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Useful Document and Data Links

Conservation & Development Policies: The Plan for Connecticut
SCCOG Regional Plan of Conservation & Development
CLEAR Land Use Mapping