Connecticut Business Recovery

helping your business rebuild, adapt, recover and grow

Connecticut Business Recovery

helping your business rebuild, adapt, recover and grow
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we’ve been doing business as usual. And now it’s time to rethink how we navigate this new landscape to improve the way we adapt, pivot and move forward. The State of Connecticut is here to support your journey through these changing times.

Here you will find the latest guidance to follow. This includes rules, strategic and funding resources as well as help for small and minority businesses to discover new contracting opportunities with Connecticut and also the federal government.
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Latest COVID Guidance
Stay current on the latest business sector rules and other guidance by visiting our COVID-19 knowledge-base. 
See Latest COVID Rules
Business Assistance and Relief
Rebuild and grow your business with the latest relief efforts and grants programs directly from the State.
Get Relief Now
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Small and Minority Business Program
Participate in the program, collaborate with experts, and take your business to the next level.
Learn More About the Program
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The Connecticut Department of Labor’s Shared Work Program helps businesses prevent layoffs by allowing them to temporarily reduce employee hours and use partial unemployment benefits to supplement lost wages.

Covid-19 Business Emergency Response Unit

DECD created the COVID-19 Business Emergency Response Unit to help businesses navigate resources during the pandemic, and also to receive suggestions for creating new resources.

Call the Business Emergency Response Unit directly at 860-500-2333
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Have more questions about Coronavirus?
Ask the CT Virtual Assistant now: (833) 250-7633

Relay services for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing can be accessed by calling 7-1-1. Anyone who is out-of-state or using Relay can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 toll free by dialing 1-800-203-1234.

The CT Virtual Assistant and 2-1-1 info hotline are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

These services are for general questions about COVID-19. If you're experiencing symptoms, contact your medical provider.

Visit your town’s website to fill out a cancelation form.