Are you currently experiencing an emergency? Call 911 if you are in immediate danger or have a serious injury or medical condition.
The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) can support your business before, during, and after an emergency or other disruptions to your operations:
Emergency Preparedness – Take action to prepare your business for emergencies
Emergency Response – Get immediate help during a real time emergency
Emergency Recovery – Get your business up and running again after an emergency
Attend a Workshop or Webinar
From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC business owners face a variety of unexpected emergencies. SBS offers free emergency preparedness workshops open to businesses across New York City.
See below for upcoming workshops and webinars:
Date and Time
10/22 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
10/25 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20 Astoria Boulevard Jackson Heights, NY 11370
11/14 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
You will learn how to:
Stay in business: Identify your key business activities, employees, and documents
Protect your investments: Understand how to protect your assets and navigate insurance
Risk Assessment and Grant Program (Applications Closed on June 30)
Your business may be eligible for an on-site, one-on-one risk assessment. A team of emergency planning and insurance experts will come to your business and review your physical space, operations, and insurance coverage. The team will make recommendations to help you reduce your risk in the event of a disaster or disruption. Businesses that receive an assessment can receive a grant of up to $3,000 to buy items recommended during the assessment, such as moveable flood barriers, flood pumps and portable generators.
The City has tried to provide you with correct information on this website. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate and up-to-date, errors are still possible. The information provided is not legal advice. You may need additional information to meet the legal requirements for starting or operating your business.