COVID-19 Small Business Support

April 14, 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 Ldiboni@cranstonri.org or call 401-780-3166. 

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


RI Commerce

commerceri.com (401) 521-HELP


SBA - Small Business Administration

rhodeisland_do@sba.gov (401) 528-4561


SBDC - RI Smalll Business Development Center

web.uri.edu/risbdc (401) 874-7232


DBR - Department of Business Regulation

dbr.ri.gov (401) 462-9500


Secretary of State

sos.ri.gov (401) 222-3040

DLT - Department of Labor and Training

www.dlt.state.ri.us

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

Lt Governor's Office

www.ltgov.ri.gov (401) 222-2371