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Resources for Your Business During COVID-19

As you know, local communities and small businesses have been impacted by spread of COVID-19. As a nonprofit that supports small businesses, Accion wants to provide you with helpful information and resources as the safety and health of our staff, clients and community is the highest priority.

NOTE: This list is being updated as new resources become available.  Last updated: April 3, 10am.

Accion Local Office – Accion Serving Southern California

Accion staff team will continue services to support small businesses and are doing so virtually. All contact information and number remain the same.

Accion Contacts

Local Electric Companies

SDG&E and SoCal Edison is temporarily suspending service disconnections and waiving late payment fees for business customers whose finances have been hit hard by the coronavirus.

County Resources in Our Service Area

These counties in our service area have pages dedicated to COVID-19 and have the latest governmental updates:

Recursos para pequeñas empresas en español:

City Resources

Local Business Resources For Counseling/Advice   

Free one-on-one business counseling on general business topics is available by phone or video through our partners

Our Accion team can also help to coordinate an appointment on your behalf. Please email Etla Moreno ( for more information.

SBDC California has put together a Small Business Survival Guide to help navigate the options for California small business owners.

INC has compiled an extensive list of free tools, resources, and financial help for business owners hit by Covid-19.

Organizations with Grants/Loans for Small Businesses

For Workers

HR Resources for Employers

  • San Diego Employers Association has compiled various HR links including info about the HR 6201 Families First Coronavirus Response Act, FAQS, forms and webinars.


Business Resources: California  

Resources to Help Businesses Maintain Their Operations

Federal and State Government Resources