Other Business Resources

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornonavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Link: https://business.ca.gov/coronavirus-2019/

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) help the small business community navigate a variety of resources including loan programs. Additionally, businesses can request to meet with a business coach to help their business grow. SBDCs are a federally funded, no-cost resource that can help your business prepare and recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Link: https://pccsbdc.org/

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) Support

The LAEDC has been compiling and updating a COVID-19 resource page on their LAEDC website. Additionally, the LAEDC has information on non-traditional loan programs to assist businesses. Please email covid19response@laedc.org for details. Be sure to include your business name and city where the business is located, so the LAEDC can assign a regional manager to follow-up with you.

For more information or immediate no-cost business assistance, please contact Joe Torres (LAEDC Area Director) at Joseph.Torres@laedc.org or (213) 448-1804.

Layoff Alternative Program

The LAEDC also offers a layoff alternative program and is provided at no cost or obligation to business owners that are responding to the current crisis by downsizing their workforces. Confidential consulting for businesses is performed as part of LAEDC’s mission to attract, retain and grow businesses and jobs. To learn more, please visit: https://laedc.org/help-county/