We are here to help!
Please contact the Wilkes University SBDC to arrange a time to discuss your small business concerns.
SBDC COVID-19 FAQ (.pdf)
- Unemployment Compensation for Self-Employed, Independent Contractors & Gig Workers
- SBA Disaster Assistance for COVID-19
- Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 Information for Businesses
- Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Information for Impacted Workers
- CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers
- America's SBDC COVID-19 Small Business Resources
- State Assistance for COVID-19
- Information about the Cares Package (.pdf)
- Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses (.pdf)
- Tracking and Understanding Your PPP Loan (.pdf)
- Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
- SBDC Business Consultants are available for individual meetings by phone or real-time video conferencing on multiple platforms.
- Virtual Online Group Sessions will be offered soon where individuals can drop in and talk or ask questions to SBDC staff in a group setting.
The team will continue to work with our existing clients as well as take on new clients and referrals.
Current SBDC Clients should reach out directly to their SBDC Business Consultant.
New requests for for-profit small business assistance can reach out to us as follows:
- Request Assistance Online
- Call 570-408-4340 and leave a message. We are checking and returning messages regularly!
While we are gathering details on additional financial help for small businesses, it would be helpful if you gathered the following:
- Business financial records, tax returns, equipment/contents, employee information, etc.
- Insurance policies, inventory and asset lists, client/customer information, profit and loss statements, etc.
- Important numbers – Your accountant, insurance agent, banker, SBDC Consultant, etc.
SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government. By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if your become federally debarred or suspended in the future.