MetroAction Announces Wayne County Outreach Office

There is a new resource for businesses in Wayne County.  MetroAction and the Southern Wayne Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce have forged a partnership to provide counseling services through newly established outreach offices in Wayne County.  This partnership will allow business owners to meet with MetroAction staff and get help with business planning and loan packaging and discuss their business development needs.

“This news comes at the perfect time,” said Christina Hitchcock, MetroAction‘s business development administrator.  “As the economy struggles to recover, we are increasing accessibility of small business resources that can keep Wayne County small business’ doors open and increase their chance of long-term success.”

This innovative partnership is the first step in developing new ways of better serving Wayne County’s business development needs.  With outreach offices at several locations throughout the county, MetroAction will be available to meet with businesses by appointment on the third Friday of each month, starting April 21 in Honesdale.  Business owners that are interested in scheduling an appointment to with MetroAction can contact Alicia Woodruff at (570) 341-0270 or

“The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to offer these valuable additional resources to our members,” said Donna LaBar, executive director of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce.  “We are excited to partner with MetroAction.”