Self-Employment Steps for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors: Helping a Consumer Start a Business

Let Your Fingers Do the Walking

Letting your fingers do the walking through the yellow pages can provide you with a good idea of the programs and resources available in your local area. Look for key words in the display advertisement or heading like:

  • Business Consulting
  • Business Development
  • Business Start-up

Possible listings include:

  • Accounting Firms
  • Associations Business and Professional
  • Attorneys
  • Business, Corporation, Partnership
  • Patent
  • Taxes
  • Banking Services
  • Business Consultants
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Economic Development
  • Financial Planning Consultants
  • Financing
  • Financial Consultants
  • Franchising
  • Home Based Businesses
  • Incubators - Business
  • Loans
  • Management Consultants
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Marketing Consultants
  • Marketing Programs and Services
  • Patent Attorneys
  • Patent Services
  • Venture Capital