OV working with local partners to assist businesses and job seekers

Published on March 23, 2020

Covid-19 response and update

The Town of Oro Valley is working with its partners to assist in providing resources and information during this critical time to Oro Valley residents, small businesses and those looking for employment.

“The Town of Oro Valley has partnered with the Greater Oro Valley Chamber to provide relevant information and resources during this time of crisis. The Town’s leadership is dedicated to doing what we can do to help our business community get back on track. Please use the resources via the links below or contact us at any time,” said J.J. Johnston, Director of Community and Economic Development for the Town.

One component is the creation of a webpage on the Town’s website to collect information and links to various government and non-profits that can assist small businesses and those who have been affected by these trying times.

Dave Perry, president and CEO of the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce added, “Our Chamber wants to do its part to keep businesses and the community intact during a difficult time. Please let us know your specific needs and concerns, and we’ll do our best to make connections and find solutions in a timely manner. We’re all in this together, and we’ll get through it together, too”.

Small Business Resources
SBA Disaster Loans--Three Step Process   The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing low-interest, long-term disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace uninsured/underinsured disaster damaged property.
Community Investment Corporation offers specialized loan products and partnerships. 
Growth Partners AZ is offering reduced rates and flexible repayment options to qualified borrowers
Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce
Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)

Displaced Worker Resources
AZ Commerce Authority
AZ Dept. of Economic Security (Food and medical assistance, unemployment insurance, etc.)Pima County One-Stop  (Includes list of employers with immediate openings)
Arizona @ Work 
Community Action Partnership
Interfaith Community Services
Restaurant Workers Community Foundation
US Department of Labor Dislocated Worker Grants 


If you would like to suggest a resource be added to this page, please contact Margie Adler at madler@orovalleyaz.gov.

To contact the Dave Perry and the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, email dave@orovalleychamber.com

For current updates, media releases and closures related to COVID-19, please visit www.orovalleyaz.gov/covid19.