Portland SCORE offers free personal mentoring to help you start and grow your business.

The Portland SCORE chapter consists of over 90 volunteers who have developed their skills through successful careers as business managers, executives, and professionals. We offer our expertise to help you start and grow your own small business.  We are a non-profit agency and we provide mentoring services without charge.

Mentoring on general business issues is available on a walk in basis without appointment at the SCORE Office 620 SW Main St. (Historic Gus Solomon Courthouse) Suite 313,Portland, OR Mon-Thu 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Fri 9 - Noon

For mentoring by appointment on specific issues in person, by telephone or via email click below to request a meeting.

We can match you up with a mentor who has direct experience in your industry or in the subject you need help with.
View our mentoring areas of expertise
We know you have questions about the mentoring process and what you can expect from it, so we have provided a set of FAQ's to explain the details.
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Meet Face to Face

Complete Mentoring Request Form

Parking: Long-term parking is difficult on street. The best alternative is Smart Park Garages.

Tri Met Bus: Ride any bus to downtown Portland and get off at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Walk or ride Max 3 blocks East (towards river)  to Second Ave.

Max Light Rail: West, from Beaverton, get off at 3rd and Yamhill, walk 1 block East to Second Avenue. East from Gresham or N. Portland, get off at 3rd and Morrison, walk East 1 block to Second Avenue.


Find An Email Mentor

"You can search for SCORE email mentors by Area of Business, Industry or skill and then browse their profiles by to find the one that's right for your business."

Browse our mentors profile and choose one thats right for you.