Resources and Education

Getting started or looking to grow your business?  Sometimes the required licenses and regulations (not to mention financial and tax repercussions) can feel overwhelming, but we are here to tell you that it can be much easier (and even maybe less expensive) than you think!  Below are links to resources for multiple industries as well as local business mentors who would be willing to have a chat and point you in the right direction if you don’t see what you are looking for.   As always feel free to email with any questions and one of our volunteers will get back to you as soon as possible.

Lisbon, Town of Economic-Community Development

Maine Small Business Administration Branch - SCORE Counseling Opportunities

Small Business Administration


Community Concepts Finance Corp out of South Paris

FAQ how to become an insurance agent

State of Maine Employment Law

Information about Workers’ Compensation

State of Maine business page

Legislative Representatives U.S. and Local

Representative Jared Golden   179 Lisbon St. Lewiston, ME 04240 Phone: 207-241-6767

Senator Susan Collins   55 Lisbon Street Lewiston, ME 04240 Phone: 207-784-6969

Senator Angus King   4 Gabriel Drive Suite 3 Augusta, ME 04330 Phone: 207-622-8292

Richard G. Mason - State Representative (R - Lisbon)
273 Lisbon Street Apt. 5, Lisbon, ME 04252  (207) 577-1001

Jeffrey Timberlake - (R-Androscoggin) Senate District 22

284 Ricker Hill Road, Turner, ME 04282  (207) 754-6000  State House: (207) 287-1505