Assistance for Small Businesses

If your small business was affected either directly or indirectly by Hurricane Irene and you still have unmet needs, here are some further resources:

If you are in need of volunteers for clean-up or repairs, please contact Upper Valley Strong:

Upper Valley Strong
PO Box 973
Wilder, VT 05088



If you are struggling emotionally with challenges you are facing as a result of Irene, please contact Starting Over Strong for confidential counseling services:

Starting Over Strong Vermont

Toll-Free: (855) 767-8800

Email: contact@startingoverstrongvermont

If you are looking for confidential, no cost financial counseling for your business as well as any information on post hurricane loans and grants, please contact:

Vermont Small Business Development Center

Hartford Municipal Building, Suite 204

171 Bridge Street, PO Box 246

White River Jct. VT 05001

Deborah Eibner:  (802) 295-4230


For any other assistance, please contact