Long Beach City College promotes equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities.
Since January 1, 2006, Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) has been the host institution for the Los Angeles Regional SBDC program and the Long Beach Service Center and assisted over 30,000+ small businesses start, grow, and succeed. The SBDC program is the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) most extensive economic development program, helping small businesses create jobs and strengthen local economies. LBCCD as the Lead Center host holds the contract with the SBA and contracts with a diverse group of eight educational and community development organizations to deliver services to small businesses.
The LA SBDC Network is housed under the College Advancement and Economic Development (CAED) department at Long Beach City College; the department is dedicated to serving businesses of all sizes. Whether you’re starting your business, expanding your business, or are ready to engage in international trade, the suite of affordable services can assist you.