Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Southeast Regional Office

 

Driving Directions

  

MSBDC Southeast Regional Office
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Phone: 508-673-9783

  

Due to heavy construction in the area, you may encounter detour signs. The Southeast Regional Office is located on the 2nd Floor in the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Please park in the lot closest to the building and arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.

  

From New Bedford / Cape Cod: Drive west on Route I-195 to the Route 81/Plymouth Avenue/Pleasant Street exit (Exit 7-6). Keep left and follow to Exit 6 / Pleasant Street. Turn right at end of exit onto Pleasant Street and immediately turn left onto 7th Street. After one block on 7th Street, turn left onto Bedford Street. Stay in the left lane on Bedford Street. At the third light (after a blinking light at the fire station), turn left onto South Main Street (People Inc. will be on your left and Bank of America diagonally across the intersection on your right and a series of flag poles will be on your right after you turn). Get in the right lane and turn right at the next light onto Pocasset Street. The Fall River Herald News will be on your left after you turn. The MSBDC is located on the second floor of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building on the right (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Drive through yellow poles into the parking lot closest to the building. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.  

From Taunton / Boston: Take Route 24 South to Route 195 West (do not take the Route 138/79 exit as it is closed). Exit Route 24 at Route 81/Plymouth Avenue/Pleasant Street (Exit 7-6). Keep left and follow to Exit 6 - Pleasant Street. Turn right at end of exit onto Pleasant Street and immediately turn left onto 7th Street. After one block on 7th Street, turn left onto Bedford Street. Stay in the left lane on Bedford Street. At the third light (after a blinking light at the fire station), turn left onto South Main Street (People Inc. will be on your left and Bank of America diagonally across the intersection on your right and a series of flag poles will be on your right after you turn). Get in the right lane and turn right at the next light onto Pocasset Street. The Fall River Herald News will be on your left after you turn. The MSBDC is located on the second floor of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building on the right (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Drive through yellow poles into the parking lot closest to the building. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.  

From Providence: Drive East on Route 195 into Massachusetts and drive over the Braga Bridge. Take the Route 81 South / Plymouth Avenue exit (Exit 6-7), toward downtown Fall River. Turn right onto Hartwell Street. Make a slight left onto Borden Street. If you are on Hartwell Street and reach 4th Street, you've gone a little too far. Borden Street becomes Third Street for a short time, then make a slight right back onto Borden Street. Turn right onto South Main Street (Dunkin Donuts is on corner). Take the second left onto Pocasset Street.  The MSBDC is located on the second floor of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building on the right (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Drive through yellow poles into the parking lot closest to the building. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.  
 

  

Quest Center
1213 Purchase Street, 2nd Floor
New Bedford, MA 02740
Please contact Alison Moriarty to schedule an appointment at 508-673-9783 ext 10.

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From Fall River and Providence: Follow Route 195 East. Take Exit 15 (Route 18/Downtown). Take the second exit off of Route 18, Purchase Street.  At the red flashing light, take a left onto Purchase Street. The Quest Center is a large, red, brick building, on the right after a boarded up brick building, next to Glaser Glass.  It is on the corner of Purchase and Maxfield Street. Free street parking is available but limited, please plan to arrive early for your appointment.

From Boston: Follow Route 93 to Route 128 to Route 24 South. Stay on Route 24 to Taunton (about 40 minutes). Take the Route 140 South exit (about 20 minutes). This is Exit 12. Follow 140 South to Exit 2A. This will be Route 195 East. Follow Route 195 East. Take Exit 15 (Route 18/Downtown). Take the second exit off of Route 18, Purchase Street.  At the red flashing light, take a left onto Purchase Street. The Quest Center is a large, red, brick building, on the right after a boarded up brick building, next to Glaser Glass. It is on the corner of Purchase and Maxfield Street. Free street parking is available but limited, please plan to arrive early for your appointment.

From Cape Cod: Follow Route 195 West. Take Exit 15 (Route 18/Downtown). Take the second exit off of Route 18, Purchase Street. At the red flashing light, take a left onto Purchase Street.  The Quest Center is a large, red, brick building, on the right after a boarded up brick building, next to Glaser Glass. It is on the corner of Purchase and Maxfield Street. Free street parking is available but limited, please plan to arrive early for your appointment.