SBA opens 2 disaster loan outreach centers open until Dec. 20
Published 5:38 pm Friday, December 14, 2018
ATLANTA –The U.S. Small Business Administration is transitioning two Business Recovery Centers into Disaster Loan Outreach Centers. The change is intended to encourage all disaster survivors to continue to meet face-to-face with Customer Service Representatives, obtain program information, receive help in submitting an SBA disaster loan application as well as assistance for those survivors with the SBA appeal process for declined applications.
The Centers’ hours of operation and locations are shown below.
Bainbridge-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce
100 Boat Basin Circle
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed: Saturdays and Sundays
This Business Recovery Center transitions to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center on Dec. 14 at 8 a.m.
Permanent closing: Thursday, Dec. 20 at 5 p.m.
Small Business Development Center in Albany
125 Pine Street, #142
Albany, GA 31701
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
This Business Recovery Center transitions to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center on Dec. 14 at 8:30 a.m.
Permanent closing: Thursday, Dec. 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce
502 South 2nd Street
Cordele, GA 31015
Last day of operation: Thursday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closing: Thursday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m.
Terrell Chamber of Commerce
211 W. Lee Street
Dawson, GA 39842
Last day of operation: Thursday, Dec. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closing: Thursday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m.
Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at DisasterLoan.sba.gov.
Additional details on the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov. Completed applications should be returned to a recovery center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Dec. 13, 2018. The deadline to return economic injury applications is July 15, 2019.