Welcome to Sandhills SCORE

We can help you

  • Start a business
  • Buy a business
  • Stay in business
  • Sell your business

SANDHILLS SCORE offers mentoring and seminars for men and women who wish to start a small business or build an existing business. We serve the communities in CUMBERLAND, HARNETT, HOKE, LEE, MONTGOMERY, MOORE, RICHMOND, ROBESON, and SCOTLAND counties.

Our services are free and confidential.

SCORE members volunteer their time and are trained to serve as mentors to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Our mentors are retired and active business people who have significant experience in the ownership, operation and/or management of both small and large businesses in many fields. We believe in the mantra: “learn – earn – return”. It is our time to ‘return’.

We offer

  • Mentoring
    • Face-to-Face at our offices in Southern Pines or Lumberton
    • On-site team visit to your business – see Business Review
    • E-mail consultation
    • Phone consultation
    • 100% Confidential and FREE
  • Seminars and Workshops
    • Face-to-face seminars at Sandhills Community College and Robeson Community College
    • Online workshops via the national SCORE Website





Moore County Chamber of Commerce
10677 US 15-501 Highway
Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-692-3926 (leave message)
Robeson Community College
Building 18 (Workforce Development Center)
5160 Fayetteville Rd
Lumberton, NC 28360
Hours: Tuesdays & Fridays 10am-12noon Hours: Thursdays 10am-12noon

SANDHILLS SCORE is a chapter of the national organization SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” a nonprofit association comprised of 12,400 volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S.A. and its territories. There are 364 SCORE chapters in urban, suburban and rural communities. SCORE was formed in 1964 and nearly 8.5 million Americans have utilized SCORE services.