Entrepreneur Connection is our small business program that provides resources, education, and connection to capital to help entrepreneurs start or expand a business. We serve entrepreneurs from all over the greater Houston area.


Business Workshops

Workshop topics can vary from marketing, social media, to creating business plans. They travel across all community centers and are presented by program staff in conjunction with local partners.

Entrepreneur Academy
This 12-week class gives entrepreneurs the tools and knowledge to start or enhance their small business through a curriculum developed by BakerRipley. Classes are conducted in Spanish and take place at one of our community centers twice a year.

Technical Assistance

Our Small Business Coaches provide structured, one-on-one assistance to advanced entrepreneurs seeking capital or working to strengthen or expand a business. Please visit our office hours or call to make an appointment if interested in this service.

Connection to Capital Sources
We work with entrepreneurs to identify appropriate capital providers and finalize business plans and other supportive materials needed to raise capital. If you are looking for capital, contact us today!


  • M-F9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed


  • Walk in office hours are every Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. * We have office hours every Tuesday and Thursday, appointments are required. Please call for availability * Hablamos EspaƱol * Pilot programs are available for Aldine residents. If you live in the following zip codes 77032, 77037, 77039, 77060 contact us for more information today.


  • Entrepreneur Academy
  • Entrepreneur Workshops
  • Technical Assistance
  • Business Workshops
  • Volunteer Opportunities Available