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Statewide Small Business Resource Providers

Alabama Microenterprise Network (AMEN)

Gaynelle Adams Jackson


Two North 20th Street
Suite 830
Birmingham, AL 35203

P(205) 856-2776

F(205) 856-3776


Alabama Microenterprise Network (AMEN) is a 501© (3) organization formed in 2002 to create opportunities and a better environment for microenterprise development in Alabama.


Ed Castile


One Technology Court
Montgomery, AL 36116

P(334) 242-4158

F(334) 242-0299


The Mission of AIDT is to provide quality workforce development for Alabama's new and existing businesses, and to expand the opportunities of its citizens through the jobs these businesses create.

Alabama Association of Regional Councils

Greg Clark


5900 Carmichael Place
Montgomery, AL 36117

P(334) 277-2221

F(334) 277-3899


The Alabama Association of Regional Councils is composed of twelve regions. Its mission is to expand and strengthen the capabilities of Regional Councils to serve local governments and the citizens of Alabama.

Alabama Business Incubation Network

Devron Veasley, MBA


1020 Ninth Avenue S.W.
Bessemer, AL 35022

P(205) 481-2000

F(205) 481-2100


Alabama’s small business incubators provide office space, in-house shared clerical and administrative services, loan programs and an entrepreneurial environment for businesses just starting. They also provide one-on-one business counseling and seminars.

Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs - State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)

Howard Wills

State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Coordinator

Alabama Center for Commerce
401 Adams Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36103-5690

P(334) 353-5353

F(334) 353-3527


The SSBCI provides funding for two state program categories: capital access programs (CAPs) and other credit support programs (OCSPs). In Alabama, the OCSPs are comprised of loan guarantee and loan participation programs.

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) - Permits & Services Division

Russell A. Kelly


P.O. Box 301463
Montgomery, AL 36130-1463

P(334) 271-7715

F(334) 271-7950


ADEM's Permits & Services Division provides essential information and assistance that small businesses need to navigate through the state regulation and permit process.

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) -General Services Branch, Permits & Services

Aubrey H. White III

Chief, General Services Branch, Permits & Services Division

1400 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36110-2059

P(334) 271-7711

F(334) 271-7952


ADEM’s Ombudsman Office assists small businesses in complying with environmental rules and serves as a liaison between ADEM, small business, local governments and the general public to keep these groups informed of regulatory changes and opportunities.

Alabama Department Of Industrial Relations - Workers' Compensation Division

Charles DeLamar


649 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36131

P(334) 353-0970

F(334) 353-8262


The Workers' Compensation Division is responsible for the administration of the Alabama Workers' Compensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the work place.

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)

Peggy Anderson

State Coordinator of Business Relations

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
P. O. Box 1988
Homewood, AL 35219

P(205) 290-4457

F(205) 945-8517


Recruitment and disability management

Alabama Dept. of Revenue - Office of Taxpayer Advocacy

Lynette Spraggins

Revenue Manager

4118 Gordon Persons Bldg.
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

P(334) 242-1055

F(334) 242-0814


The Office of Taxpayer Advocacy has been established to provide an avenue of relief, to identify systemic problems, and to offer suggestions for improvement in procedures.

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