About Mid-Florida SCORE
Chapter 0440 serves the Florida counties of Sumter, Marion, and Lake including the cities of Ocala, The Villages, Leesburg, Eustis, Clermont, Mt, Dora, Belleview, Summerfield, Lady Lake, Fruitland Park, Oxford and Wildwood. Our headquarters are in The Villages and we have a Branches in Ocala, Leesburg/Eustis, and Clermont. For your convenience, we can meet with you at one of many locations throughout this territory. Call 352-399-0050 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your free, confidential meeting at a time and place convenient for you.
We can only provide the services that we do through the generous support of our sponsors and partners. If you would like to sponsor SCORE's efforts in the local small business community, please contact us.
Our Team: We have a strong team of skilled and experienced mentors who are ready to help you start or grow your business. Learn more about each of these mentors by clicking on the "Our Local Volunteers" link at the right.
In addition to face-to-face counseling sessions, some of our counselors provide online and telephone counseling to clients from across the USA. We also conduct valuable business workshops in a classroom type setting often in collaboration with local business resources. Learn more about these workshops by clicking the Local Workshops link above and be sure to get on our newsletter list by clicking here.
Mentoring Locations: For your convenience, we have several counseling locations. Note that mentoring/counseling is by appointment only.
The Villages - Sumter Chamber Annex Building - serving The Villages area
8033 CR 466, The Villages, FL 32162 - corner of Morse Blvd & Hwy 466
Belleview - Accounting Office in Highway Plaza - serving the Belleview area of Marion county
11799 SE US Hwy 441, Belleview, FL - south of where 301 joins 441
The Villages - BB&T Bank at Colony Cottage - serving The Villages area of Marion/Lake/Sumter Counties
450 Colony Rd, The Villages, FL, 32162
Ocala - CareerSource at College of Central Florida - serving the Ocala area of Marion county
3003 SW College Rd, Suite 205, Ocala, FL 34474
Ocala - Chamber of Commerce Building and the adjacent Ocala Power Plant Business Incubator- serving the Ocala area of Marion county
Chamber: 310 SE 3rd St, Ocala, FL 34471 Get Directions
Power Plant: 405 SE Osceola Ave, Ocala, FL 34471 Get Directions
Clermont - Lake Sumter State College
1250 N Hancock Rd, Clermont, FL, 34711 Get Directions
Clermont - South Lake Chamber of Commerce
620 W Montrose St, Clermont, FL, 34711 Get Directions
Leesburg - Lake Sumter State College Foundation Building M
9909 US Highway 441, Leesburg, FL, 34788 Get Directions
Eustis - Lake Technical College - north side outbuilding
2001 Kurt St, Eustis, FL, 32726 Get Directions
Our chapter is also actively looking for new volunteers with strong business experience who would like to give back to the community. If you would like to become a SCORE volunteer, please also call 352-399-0050. In April, 2013, The Villages Daily Sun published a front page article commending our SCORE volunteers: click to read. In October, 2015, The Villages Daily Sun ran another great front page article describing our expansion to cover Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties: click here to read.
Our chapter postal mailing address is shown below. Note that this is not a physical office but just our postal box.Mid-Florida SCORE 11962 CR 101, Suite 302, #259 The Villages, FL, 32162