We have the resources to help your small business recover from the economic crisis caused by COVID-19.

The official federal resource website for U.S. small businesses affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). You can view relevant federal agency resources, access the latest news, and search for a Small Business Advisor near you.

Small Business Recovery team 

We have assembled a team of experts to work directly with our business advisors and clients bringing specialized expertise in the areas of Management & Training, Digital Media & Marketing, Bookkeeping & Quickbooks and Government Contracting.  Call us today to access our Recovery Team members.

Economic Recovery Webinar Series 

We have assembled a group of experts to deliver impactful webinars in areas that are crucial to the success of East Texas Small businesses.



Continuing Education 

We are teaming with the UT Tyler Longview University Center and the Soules College of Business East Texas Entrepreneurship Center to bring you small business continuing education courses in the areas of business planning, small business bookkeeping and government contracting & certifications.




satellite offices

We have opened satellite offices in every county we serve in order to be visible and accessible to every entrepreneur and small business owner in our entire service area. By appointment only. 

Strategically located to conveniently serve small businesses in: 

Upshur County
100 E. Jefferson St.
Gilmer, TX

Rusk County
712 Fair Park Dr.
Henderson, TX

Panola County
117 W. Sabine St.
Carthage, TX

Harrison County
110 S. Boliver St., Suite 102
Marshall, TX 

Marion County
Jefferson Institute
120 Austin St., Suite 201Jefferson, TX


SBA Guidance & Assistance for Small Businesses

Impacted by COVID-19

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has posted information regarding loan programs and guidance for businesses at:

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs)

EIDLs are available through the end of 2020 or until the funds are exhausted.  You may now apply for an EIDL directly from the SBA.
Banks are not involved in these loans.

To apply go to

They can also contact toll Free 1-800-659-2955/ TTY: 1-800-877-8339 or send an email to


An SBDC business advisor are available to help small business owners recover from the economic crisis caused by COVID-19.  
Together we will help your small businesses recover and thrive! Call us today for an appointment at 903-757-5857.