North Coast SBDCEureka and Crescent City California

North Coast SBDC Service Continuity

Please keep an eye on this page for instructions on how to access help for your small business during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

Your North Coast SBDC team is working from home during our Shelter in Place order. We are determined to meet increased demand for our services. You can help us do that well by reading below, please. Be well. Know that you are on our minds and in our hearts.


Humboldt County’s COVID 19 Public Health Information Service is: 707-441-5000 or

Del Norte County -- we are awaiting instructions and will post here asap


If you want to know whether your business should remain open as an "essential service" under the Shelter in Place Order call Humboldt County's COVID 19 Business Information Line is 707-268-2527

If you need help coping with the impact of this crisis on your business please get yourself into our Client Services Triage queue right away:

(1) YOU HAVE A QUESTION BUT DON'T NEED BUSINESS ADVISING. Please call Madison McLaughlin at (707) 445-9720 or email our client services team at

(2) YOU HAVE HAD BUSINESS ADVISING BEFORE AND NEED IT AGAIN URGENTLY FOR PANDEMIC-RELATED HELP. Contact your advisor directly. If you don't remember how to reach them, or need a different advisor, call Maddy McLaughlin at (707) 445-9720 or email our client services team at 

(3) YOU HAVE NEVER HAD BUSINESS ADVISING BEFORE AND NEED IT URGENTLY FOR PANDEMIC-RELATED HELP. Please request services at We're ramping up to turn around business advisor assignments immediately for urgent needs.

(4) YOU HAVE NEVER HAD BUSINESS ADVISING BEFORE AND WANT NON-PANDEMIC-RELATED HELP. Please request services at You'll be signed up for an intake interview and assigned to a business advisor as soon as possible. 

Apply Now

It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.
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