The Northside Economic Empowerment Center (NEEC) is a strategic, centralized center focusing on business empowerment, capacity building and workforce development for businesses and residents. The NEEC will target WBE/MBE contractors to provide access to technical assistance, capital and back-office support services. Workforce development services and training opportunities for residents are also provided at the NEEC.
Receive in-person training and support at the NEEC located in the Annex on the Eastern Side of the Sumner High School Campus at 4248 Cottage Ave., St. Louis, MO 63113. Street parking is available on Cottage Ave., Northeast of the facility – follow the signs to enter the building.
Minority, Women and Small Business owners looking to start up or grow can also take advantage of the Back Office Support System (BOSS) Portal — a streamlined, tech-enabled system designed to build a community of small businesses throughout the City of St. Louis, especially North City. Business owners can access the BOSS Portal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online and through a mobile app.
Call 314.617.0360 or contact Nicole Dotson, Center Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or Eloise Rowan, Administrative Assistant at email@example.com with any questions. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. These are subject to change based on SLPS schedule.