Here’s some New Jersey specific business recovery information I’ve pieced together from various sources. I hope you find this helpful.

Statewide Hurricane Sandy Business Recovery Assistance
http://www.nj.gov/njbusiness/

SBA Opens Business Recovery Centers
Press Release 11/08/2012

Christie Administration Announces Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available in Eight New Jersey Counties Impacted by Storm
Press Release 11/01/2012

Governor Christie Extends Tax Deadline for Businesses Disrupted by Storm
Press Release 10/31/2012
http://www.nj.gov/governor/news/news/552012/approved/20121031t.html

Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance
http://www.sba.gov/content/disaster-assistance
Disaster Loan and Location Information

Business Recovery Checklist
Resources List

Hurricane Sandy Business Resources
NJ Business Action Center (BAC)

Temporary Hubs for Affected Business to access telephones and Internet Services

DisasterAssistance.gov
Access to disaster help and resources
DisasterAssistance.gov

NJ Small Business Development Center
Contact info for offices throughout NJ:
http://www.njsbdc.com/blog/hurricane/
Note: Some local offices may not be open yet due to power outages.

Check your local Chamber of Commerce
Somerset County Business Partnership
Hunterdon Chamber
Google Search Results for NJ CoC’s

Need to get small team of people together on conference call?
Here’s a service that let’s you create a free account:
http://www.freeconferencecall.com/

Need to share desktop to help troubleshoot someone’s computer?
These services let you create a free account:
Webex
LogMeIn

Need to transfer large files?
Here’s a list of links to various free services (Dropbox, YouSendIt, etc.)

Whenever possible, please try to assist someone you know:

  • Offer a ride
  • Lend a hand
  • Warm meal
  • Place to recharge electronics
  • Wi-fi access
  • Space to work
  • Tech support

Even a simple gesture can make a difference. If you have any related tips for business owners, please add them to the comments.
Thank you.
-Roland