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Self Employment

Tompkins Workforce New York encourages and supports individuals who may be interested in pursuing self-employment by providing guidance and access to federal, state, local, and private self-employment services.

State Resources:
New York State Small Business Development Center
Division of Minority and Women's Business Development
Entrepreneurial Assistance Program

Local Resources:
Alternatives Federal Credit Union Business CENTS Program

Small Business Opportunities:
Food Franchises