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Related Meetings/Events:

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Claims & Facilities Support

Free workshops for all businesses on code compliance and resources to get their businesses open.

Lawrence Public Library, Auditorium
51 Lawrence St, Lawrence, MA

English  |  Tuesday, October 30
Spanish  |  Tuesday, November 13 & 20
English/Chinese  |  Tuesday, November 27

Andover and North Andover Businesses access information through their municipalities

Updates from Columbia Gas:
Emergency Loan Fund

Emergency Loan Fund

Loans of up to $50,000 per business with no interest and no payment for the first 6 months. All businesses in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence affected by the recent gas emergency qualify.

The expedited loan and approval process makes it possible to get loans processed in less than 2 days, with limited paperwork requirements.    

Mill Cities Community Investments 
50 Island Street, Entrance B Suite #103

Lawrence, MA 01840 (map)


Relief Funds

Businesses and individuals can receive charitable resources of $550 through Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund at ECCF. Ways to apply:

  1. Online at (fastest/easiest way)

  2. Over the phone by dialing 2-1-1

  3. In person for anyone in need of assistance at one of three drop-in application centers


Senior Center, 155 Haverhill St, Lawrence

Andover/N. Andover:

YMCA, 165 Haverhill St, Andover

SBA Disaster Loan Program

Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)s from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to Massachusetts small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofit organizations affected by the natural gas line explosion on Sept. 13, 2018. 

Although the office has closed, you can still apply for this funding online until July 23, 2019


Press Release  |  Fact Sheet

Relief Funds

Claims & Facilities Support

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts launched “Back-to-Business” Centers that will serve as operation centers for project  managers, claims representatives and linguists to build customized plans for businesses based on their assessed needs.


439 South Union Street, Lawrence, MA

Monday-Friday: 7AM-7PM

Saturday: 9AM-2PM


45 Main Street, Andover, MA

Monday-Friday: 12PM-8PM

Saturday: 9AM-2PM


115 South Main Street, North Andover

Monday-Friday: 12PM-8PM

Customized Business Services

Free, customized business support, including:

  • assistance with document preparation for claims

  • marketing once you are open again

  • purchasing equipment

  • converting to electric or propane

  • restocking inventory

  • supporting your employees

  • other

Janin Duran

Program Director, EparaTodos |  978-590-7953

Andres Silva

Program Manager, EparaTodos  |  617-605-7183

Announce Your Reopening!

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Customized Business Services
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