Are you thinking about starting a small business, need help with questions on your existing business? Are you starting a business in Perth, Westport, Rideau Lakes area? If so, the Small Business Advisory Centre is here to support you, the entrepreneur!


The Small Business Advisory Centre is an initiative of the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, in partnership with the Town of Smiths Falls and funding support from the County of Lanark and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. A business advisor is available (by appointment) to meet with you whether you have questions about starting or growing a small business. The advisory services are free of charge and provide you with the information required to get your business going and keep it running smoothly and profitably. The Centre in the local service provider for programs such as Summer Company and Starter Company Plus and they offer many webinars and events throughout the year for businesses.


The Small Business Advisory office provides free confidential business advisory services to small business start-ups, as well as on-going support for existing small businesses. They are also a business information source designed to point entrepreneurs in the right direction whether they are just starting out or growing their business.


 Cindy James Manager, Small Business Advisory Centre

77 Beckwith Street. Smiths Falls, ON

613-283-0062 (meet by phone, virtual or in person by appointment only)


Free business consultations (thinking, starting, growing)


-Seminars, Webinars and Events

-Outreach to Communities for consultations

-Business Programs (youth and adult)


Contact for more information:

Small Business Advisory Centre

(Smiths Falls/Lanark County/Leeds Grenville)

77 Beckwith Street N. Smiths Falls