COVID-19 Small Business Support

November 13, 2020

COVID-19 Small Business Support

The COVID-19 outbreak is creating a challenging business climate not only locally and across the country. We are providing this page to serve as a resource small businesses to discover critical information. City staff are available to answer COVID-19 small business questions, for assistance, contact the City's Economic Development Director at or call 401-780-3166. 

COVID-19 Small Business Support
Please see below for State Agencies offering Small Business Support.

RI Commerce (401) 521-HELP

SBA - Small Business Administration (401) 528-4561

SBDC - RI Smalll Business Development Center (401) 874-7232

DBR - Department of Business Regulation (401) 462-9500

Secretary of State (401) 222-3040

DLT - Department of Labor and Training

Note: Due to the heavy volume it is recommended to apply for unemployment online.

Lt Governor's Office (401) 222-2371

Small Business PPE Grant Program