Business Oregon is the state's economic development agency. Their website has helpful information about business resources, including alternative lenders, referrals to business advisors, and staff dedicated to helping and supporting Oregon businesses.
The US Small Business Administration has a district office in Portland that can help you find information about recovery financing, COVID relief programs, business and community grants, and more.
Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries offers technical support for employers in understanding and complying with employment and civil rights laws, including customized onsite trainings and an assistance hotline that responds to email and phone inquiries.
Oregon’s OSHA provides workplace guidance for safety issues, including resources for addressing COVID-19.
Oregon Health Authority provides the latest information on current public health challenges and resources for accessing healthcare and healthcare insurance.
Worksource Oregon offers assistance with all phases of hiring, including publicizing positions, staging hiring events, and developing strategies for retaining talented employees.