Business Support

Elgin- St. Thomas Small Business Enterprise Centre 


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The Elgin-St. Thomas Small Business Enterprise Centre serves local small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs from the idea stage to strategy development. Their free services are available as a result of a meaningful partnership between the Province of Ontario, Elgin County, and the St. Thomas Economic Development Corporation, and include: 

  • Business Guidance
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Community Mentor Network
  • B2B Outreach Events
  • Grants for Young Entrepreneurs


Manager: Mike Kerkvliet
Telephone: 226-377-0064




The Elgin Business Resource Centre


We are also proud partners with the Elgin Business Resource Centre. Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or an established business seeking guidance, the EBRC can help you reach your full potential. As a Community Community Futures Development Corporation, they are part of a national network of not-for-profit community-based organizations funded by the federal government. The EBRC has a team of friendly and knowledgeable advisors who are available to offer free one-on-one counselling, flexible lending (including start-up loans as low as 2% over prime), exceptional networking, and self-employment training and workshops. We highly encourage you to stop by their office any time Monday – Thursday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, or Friday from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, and pave your path to success!


Manager: Kevin Jackson
Telephone: 519-633-7597 ext. 337