Business Assistance Services

Business Assistance Services ( Government Services Issues )


The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) is available by phone, online, and in person.

Consumers can speak with a DCBA counselor for free, one-on-one service by calling the telephone hotline at (800) 593-8222. There is also a new DCBA Online Appointment System which will allow consumers and businesses to make an appointment to speak with a DCBA counselor at their preferred time.

Consumers can also visit the DCBA website at

The department provides business services for small businesses in Los Angeles county. Services include business assistance services and small business development. There are no geographic restrictions.

The department's Small Business Concierge connects small businesses with private sector and public sector opportunities. The program provides workshops and trainings on contract acquisition, and selling goods and services to the county, state, and federal government. Ongoing additional technical assistance and support is available.

The L A County Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) offers one-on-one technical assistance and training to help businesses in Los Angeles County that are interested in local, state, and federal government contracting. The PTAC Counselors can help with most government contracting matters including:

-Becoming a registered vendor
-Getting certified
-Finding opportunities
-Target market analysis
-Marketing to the government

To schedule a one-on-one counseling session sign up as a New Client and then you will be connected with a small business counselor. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call for information or to apply; visit the department's website for more information. To sign up as a New Client for the one-on-one counseling session visit,

For small business concierge services, call, visit, email

If you have any questions about the PTAC, please email FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE Fees vary. There are no fees for the one-on-one counseling session with the PTAC.
Application Procedure


320 W. Temple St., Room G-10

Los Angeles , CA 90012 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.


(800) 593-8222 (Toll Free From Within Los Angeles County) (213) 974-1452 (For Calls Outside of Los Angeles County) (844) 432-4900 (Small Business Concierge Services)


(213) 687-1137

Service/Intake and Administration, Coronavirus

(833) 238-4450 (Coronavirus Business and Worker Disaster Help Center) (833) 223-7368 (Rent Stabilization Counselors)

Service/Intake and Administration

(800) 973-3370

Service/Intake, Coronavirus

(833) 972-0999 (Eviction Mediation Assistance Helpline) (888) 694-0040 (Stay Housed LA Legal Helpline)


(213) 626-0913

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