Enterprise Centre

Based in the heart of Thunder Bay's downtown south core, the Enterprise Centre is a hub for women who want help to start or grow their business. Here you'll find professional staff and other enterprising women offering support, mentorship, knowledge, and experience. All of which gives our clients the stepping stones to success.

The Centre is open business-friendly working hours Monday to Friday and is the place to stop for connections to business programs, services and resources. Our friendly staff work out the Enterprise Centre to help you with any business question you may have.


What do we offer?

  • Access to computers and the internet
  • Business coaches and advice
  • Business plan development
  • Help to apply for grants, loans and funding
  • Incubator facilities offering affordable and shared office space
  • Loans through peer lending funds
  • Workshops and training
  • Referrals to employment and training resources
  • Retail outlet marketing and training programs

One of the main attractions for women coming to the Centre is the opportunity to access up to $5,000 start up loans for their business.

Follow the links below to discover how the PARO Enterprise Centre can help you. 

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Ask us about scheduled tours of the Centre and program orientations.