Business Resources


Is your business suffering economic injury as the result of the coronavirus?   There are programs that may help you through this trying time.

General Information: Visit the Mass.gov resources page for the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak.

Unemployment Information:

  • The Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and the Department of Unemployment Assistance are coordinating with the U.S. Department of Labor to assist workers and employers that are impacted by COVID-19.  The latest information, including frequently asked questions, can be found on the Mass.gov resource page

Updates for March 30 through April 2, 2020 :

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
FFRCA Employee Guide (English)
FFRCA Employee Guide (Spanish)

Streamlined Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application

 The Small Business Owners guide to the CARES Act

Earlier Information:

Adapting Manufacturing during COVID-19: 
A Massachusetts Emergency Response team was established to help manufacturers pivot to produce materials needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Haverhill Community Support: Mayor Fiorentini, State Representative Vargas, and the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce have launched the Haverhill Community Support Form to connect those requesting support with those who can lend a hand.

Small Business Assistance: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has compiled a series of tools and programs to assist with the changing business landscape.  The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program is here, as well as other SBA products and resources.

Supply Chain: Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, MassMep, is part of a national network formed to offer supply chain solutions to manufacturers disrupted by efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus.