DISASTER NEWS

Economic Injury Loans for Small Businesses

SBA Disaster Assistance – Field Operations Center- East – 101 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA  30303

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Release Date:  Aug. 9, 2016                                                                            Contact:  Michael Lampton

Release Number: 16-461, FL 14748                                                                Email: [email protected]

Phone:  (404) 331-0333

 

SBA Closes Business Recovery Center in Orlando;

Help is Still Available

 

ATLANTA – The U. S. Small Business Administration announced that although it is closing its Business Recovery Center in Orlando, FL Thursday, Aug. 11 at 5:00 p.m., small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the Orlando attack on June 12, 2016 can still apply for working capital disaster loans.

 

Small businesses and nonprofit organizations may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

 

Additional information on low-interest disaster loans are available by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by sending an email to [email protected] Loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBA’s website at www.sba.gov/disaster.   Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

 

SBA’s Customer Service Representatives are available at the Center until 5:00 pm on Aug. 11, to answer questions and help businesses complete their applications.

 

The Business Recovery Center is located in the following community:

 

Orange County

Beardall Senior Center

800 Delaney Avenue

Orlando, FL 32801

 

Hours:            Wednesday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closing:          Thursday, Aug. 11 at 5 p.m.

 

The deadline to return economic injury applications is March 23, 2017.

 

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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov/disaster.

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