Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)
The Pennsylvania SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business in confidential, one-on-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including testing a new business proposition, shaping a business plan, investigating funding opportunities, and much more. There are 15 SBDCs spread throughout the Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania SBDC is a joint venture of federal, state, and private sector agencies and organizations including the SBA and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
Additional information can be found here.
Many different business organizations exist that are a collection of member organizations and serve their members in various capacities, from training to advocacy.
Darlington Township – confirmed general contact only
3590 Darlington Rd.
Darlington, PA 16115
Beaver County Government
Beaver County Courthouse
810 Third Street
Beaver, PA 15009
Little Beaver Township
805 Blackhawk Rd.
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
Enon Valley Borough
P.O. Box 295
Enon Valley, PA, 16120
Lawrence County Government
Lawrence County Government Center
430 Court Street
New Castle, PA 16101-3503
Community Relief Fund
- Community Relief Fund Information – Norfolk Southern has committed to providing a $1 million Community Relief Fund to be distributed to businesses and residents in Pennsylvania impacted by the train derailment.
- Administrators of Community Relief Fund – This section will be updated as this information becomes available.
Contact Norfolk Southern
- In addition to the resources provided above, small businesses should track their losses and reach out directly to Norfolk Southern at 1-800-230-7049 or via email at