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Business Support Services

Valley Heartland

The Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation offers a variety of services for entrepreneurs starting or expanding their business. They have business loans available up to $250,000 as well as business counselling and workshops to help develop or expand a successful business.

For Inquiries
Phone: 613-283-7002 ext.103.

Small Business Advisory Center

Are you thinking about starting a small business, need help with questions on your existing business? Are you starting a business in the Lanark, Smiths Falls, Perth, Carleton Place, Mississippi Mills 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 informative webinars and events throughout the year for businesses. The centre and personnel are very resourceful and can steer you to various other sources for more specialized information, if need.

The Small Business Advisory office provides 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.

  • Free business consultations (thinking, starting, growing) (Consultations via phone, virtual or in person by prebooked appointment)
  • Seminars, Webinars and Events
  • Outreach to Communities for consultations
  • Business Programs (youth and adults)

Contact for more information:

Cindy James Manager, Small Business Advisory Centre

Smiths Falls/Lanark County/Leeds-Grenville

77 Beckwith Street N. Smiths Falls

Phone: 613-283-0062



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Township of Montague

6547 Roger Stevens Drive
P.O. Box 755
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4W6

Phone: 613‑283‑7478

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.