LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It’s a one-stop-shop for small businesses. The City of North Las Vegas launched a new program to help small businesses launch, grow and connect.

The city of north las vegas wants small businesses to thrive, so they created a program to connect entrepreneurs with the tools to succeed.

City leaders unveiled the “Small Business Connector,” an initiative to attract and grow small businesses in North Las Vegas.

The program promises to launch and expand low-cost loans to entrepreneurs and connect job seekers with employers.

“As the city slowly comes out of the pandemic, they want to offer a helping hand to those small businesses struggling to survive,” Pamela Goynes-Brown, City of North Las Vegas, Councilwoman Ward 2 said.

“We will help you with the startup, we will help you as a recruiter because there are so many ins and outs in starting a business. Anything that you need to know about a business – access to capital, finding employees, or how to get a business license,” Goynes-Brown added.

The North Las Vegas Connector will be the first in Nevada to have an employee business hub, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, and is part of the city’s ongoing COVID-19 response efforts.

Another feature of the program is that the City of North Las Vegas has partnered with UNLV Small Business Development Center to provide new business owners with free expert advice on how to start and grow their business.