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Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Frank Schulze (Senator Cyr’s office) May 6, 2020 (CAPE COD) A region-wide task force has been assembled to develop strategies for reopening Cape Cod once it is safe to do so. The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force is led by the Cape &...

SCORE Reopening Toolkit for Small Business

This is an effort by the Cape Cod & Islands SCORE mentors to provide the best thinking on how you can take steps now to help your business survive and prosper. We don’t know what that looks like for your business, but we’re prepared to help you think it through. ...

MA Unemployment Resources

Information on Unemployment and Coronavirus (COVID-19) The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) and the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), are taking a series of actions to...

Employee Unemployment FAQ: COVID-19

Answers to frequently asked questions about filing for unemployment during the COVID-19 emergency. In order to assist unemployed workers, and in order to address the many drastic impacts the current COVID-19 emergency is having on Massachusetts employers and workers,...

Small Business DIRECT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The Town of Barnstable is… All In This Together We understand that in this unprecedented time, our business community is facing fear and uncertainty. The goal of the Economic Development Division at this point is to gather and disseminate information that can be of...

CARES Act unemployment

CARES Act-related unemployment benefits for the self-employed and others are currently UNAVAILABLE through UI Online as DUA awaits federal guidance. The federal government recently enacted the CARES Act, which provides unemployment compensation to individuals not...

Filing for Unemployment Insurance

To help with the increased demand on the unemployment system, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and the Department of Unemployment Assistance will be hosting virtual town hall meetings. They will take all who sign up through a step by step...

Need help filling out an Unemployment Claim?

For those who need additional assistance or need translation services, Department of Unemployment Assistance Contact Request (FILLING OUT THIS FORM IS NOT FILING A CLAIM) This contact form should be used by those with disabilities, special needs, and language barriers...
SBA Approves Massachusetts Disaster Declaration

SBA Approves Massachusetts Disaster Declaration

Assistance Will be Provided to Massachusetts Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 The Baker-Polito Administration announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will offer low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to...