Terrebonne Economic Development Authority (TEDA)

TEDA works with entrepreneurs, startup and existing businesses to grow the local economy.


TEDA supports Terrebonne Parish\’s economy by providing the following services to the startup and existing business, as well as any new companies entering the market:

  • Site location assistance

  • Business-skills training opportunities

  • Mediation with other governmental agencies

  • Technical assistance when planning a new business venture or expansion of an existing one

  • Economic and population data

  • Identification of business-incentive and employee-training programs

  • Recruitment of new business and industry to strengthen economy

  • Marketing Terrebonne Parish beyond its borders

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Economic Development

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Re-Entry Support
  • Employee Development
  • Policies and Templates
  • Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources

Marketing and Sales

  • Digital Marketing Consulting
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Website Development


  • One-on-One Counseling


  • Site Location Assistance

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Parish Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Website Development


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Training
Contact Information
Katherine Theriot
8026 Main St. Suite 701
Houma, LA 70360