Putnam  SCORE has worked with hundreds of local entrepreneurs and business owners in private, confidential mentoring meetings and in seminars and workshops.  Clients and their mentors meet as many times as needed and there is never a charge for mentoring services. SCORE is staffed with trained volunteers from a variety of business backgrounds who are dedicated to assisting clients start their own business or to helping those already in business solve problems and/or achieve specific goals.

60 New Businesses Started

Since 2018

2,155 Total Chapter Services

Since 2018 (Total mentoring sessions provided + total workshop attendees)

2X Metro District Chapter of the Year Winner

2016 & 2019 (The Chapter was cited for achieving excellent client satisfaction; significantly increasing the number of new and returning clients and conducting over 20 free workshops and seminars in the community while exceeding all internal goals and objectives. SCORE's Metro District encompasses New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Orange,  Putnam and Dutchess counties.)

3+ Hours

Small business clients who receive 3+ hours of mentoring report higher revenues and increased business growth.


91% of "in business" clients were still in business at the end of 2019

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