Not a big project = a small project?
how small, how big? Your question is confusing.
DigitalOcean is not a bad place to start for VPS beginners. They have a great community, lots of tools to get you up and running fast and easily scalable. However, they are not a web host in the traditional sense, more of a 'service provider', so I wouldn't expect much help on a technical level, though I've never actually tried their support so could be wrong