Small business support center opens in Providence

PROVIDENCE — The Social Enterprise Greenhouse and ONE Neighborhood Builders on Thursday announced the opening of a local business support center at 222 Manton Ave.

The business center will serve as “a collaborative, one-stop shop where individuals and small business owners can easily find the resources and support they need to launch and grow their businesses,” the groups said.

The center welcomes all interested businesses, but especially those from the 02908 and 02909 ZIP codes.

Juan Lantigua, owner of The Family Cake, talks about his business to the small crowd gathered for the opening of the new Social Enterprise Greenhouse and ONE Neighborhood Builders business support center in Providence, Rhode Island.
Juan Lantigua, owner of The Family Cake, talks about his business to the small crowd gathered for the opening of the new Social Enterprise Greenhouse and ONE Neighborhood Builders business support center in Providence, Rhode Island.Matthew Healey for The Boston Globe

“Small businesses are a fundamental part of Providence and make our city a vibrant place to live, work, and play,” Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said in a statement. “Removing barriers for more small

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