As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19), we can help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business. Despite the impact of COVID-19, rest assured the SBDC is here to help and we value the privilege to be of service.

Our business consultants are here to help answer your questions, apply for business resources and plan during a disruption. We can help with applying for relief, guiding you through available resources, cash flow concerns, supply chain interruptions, workforce capacity, insurance coverage and more - at no cost.

Take a look below at some of the current COVID-19 resources and information.


Gov. Abbott announced the stay at home order will be allowed to expire on April 30. Texas businesses will open in phases.  The first phase will begin on Friday, May 1 and if the spread is contained, Texas will move to the second phase as soon as May 18. Click on the picture above to view the report. 

SBA Coronavirus Relief Options

Paycheck Protection Program

This loan program provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.

EIDL Loan Advance

This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.

Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.

The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act



Employee Retention Credit​

Program Detail



For local resources and news be sure to check with your city, health district, or chamber of commerce.

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Small Business Development Center

1201 St. Felix Street, Suite 124
Stephenville, Texas 76401

P.O. Box T-200

Stephenville, Texas 76402


Phone: 254-968-0558

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

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