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Wiregrass Coronovirus Resource Kit

Times are tough. Don't suffer in silence. There are local and federal resources to help both individuals and businesses!

At Wiregrass Electric Cooperative, we realize many of our members and small businesses have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In order to better serve our members, we are providing the following information and links to resources that are available to assist individuals and small businesses at this time.

Small businesses

Small Business Administration — The SBA has four different types of funding available to help businesses overcome the pandemic.
Save Small Business — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is offering $5,000 grants to businesses the pandemic has severely impacted.
Revolving Loan Fund — Southeast Alabama Regional Planning and Development Corporation program aimed to help in job creation and retention.
Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce — A variety of resources, including links to several webinars, are available.

Individuals

Alabama Department of Labor — File unemployment claims and see coronavirus-related workforce updates here.
Local Bill Assistance — A list of area organizations that provide utility bill assistance.

Individuals and small businesses

Altogether Alabama — A state-based resource guide for individuals, small businesses and nonprofits.
Dislocated Workers of Southeast Alabama — Facebook group that seeks to connect businesses that are hiring with people looking for a job.