The Chamber office is open 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:30 am – 2:00 pm on Friday. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. Our conference room rentals are currently closed. Masks are required for unvaccinated individuals to enter the building and office. To make an appointment call 860-701-9113 or email

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is here to serve our members and our community. We are all about making connections, fueling collaboration, and supporting economic development. So while we may be physically apart, we are creating opportunities to interact, share resources, and support your organization.

We are reaching out to our members, and we encourage you to be in touch: Share your ideas and concerns, and we will continue to be a responsive partner, looking for innovative ways to help our community weather the challenges of COVID-19.

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Top Resources

Employer/Employee Resources

CT Department of Labor
State implemented Unemployment Insurance services and information on the COVID-19 related furlough/layoffs and Shared Work Program that can help retain workforce.

U.S. Department of Labor
Federal programs and regulations including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Employee Paid Leave)

OSHA’s Guidance on Workplace Safety
Guide regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Act and COVID-19

Join the Step Up CT Team (Volunteer & Paid Opportunities)

Health Insurance Options: Through the Chamber, Morin Associates, LLC offers strategic group health insurance at  Access Health CT:   qualified life event enrollment at

Business & Economic Assistance

U.S. Small Business Administration
Federal agency administering small business economic assistance programs including Economic Injury Disaster Loans,the Paycheck Protection Program, and the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant for arts and entertainment. Many programs are now available under the federal CARES Act and American Rescue Plan. Visit CT Small Business Development Center (SBDC)  for documents explaining the programs and to access a small business counselor.

U.S. Treasury
Information on the Paycheck Protection Program. PPP is administered through banks and credit unions.

CT Department of Revenue Services
FAQ on filing deadlines and extensions under COVID-19. Income, sales, room occupancy and other taxes have been deferred.

U.S. Internal Revenue Services
Federal tax questions answered and programs explained.