New Business Support

Professional support is available for new and existing small businesses in North Perth!

Stratford Perth Centre for Business

The Stratford Perth Centre for Business is committed to helping business owners achieve their business goals.

The Centre offers complimentary consultation and easy access to resources, including business start-up services to support the development of new and already established small businesses. In addition to advisory services, event, seminars and training opportunities are held throughout the year to meet small business essentials.

Full advisory services are available in Stratford from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Advisory services are also available across Perth County through scheduled appointments.

Contact a Business Advisor to book an appointment at (519) 305-5055 or

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For more information, visit the Stratford Perth Centre for Business website or contact the North Perth Community Development Coordinator. 

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Perth CFDC

The Perth Community Futures Development Corporation of Perth County (Perth CFDC) is a non-profit, community-based corporation funded by the Federal Government through the Community Futures Program.

Small Business Financing  

  • Perth CFDC lends money to help finance new or existing small businesses for start-up, expansion or stabilization plans that will help maintain or create jobs in Perth County. 

Small Business Consulting for Entrepreneurs

The Perth CFDC has experience staff and board members that:

  • Provide business advice, consulting, information and referrals
  • Help with business plans
  • Entrepreneurial training
  • Information on relevant federal and provincial programs and services

For more information contact Perth CFDC or the North Perth Community Development Coordinator.

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