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Harlingen District Office
2422 E Tyler Ave Suite E
Harlingen, TX 78550
United States
Phone: 956-427-8533
Fax: 956-427-8537
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, except Federal holidays.

About Harlingen District Office

The Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office in Harlingen, Texas is committed to fostering economic growth by providing assistance to the small businesses that are located in its area of operation. We are determined to reach out to small businesses in unprecedented ways, to listen to their needs and to focus on customer outreach and quality management.

The SBA’s district office in Harlingen serves Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Starr, Willacy and Zapata counties in southern Texas. The branch office in Corpus Christi serves Aransas, Brooks, Duval, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio and Jim Wells counties.

Services Available

Over the years, the SBA has developed many small business loan and assistance programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses. The following describes briefly all the services and information available through this office:

  • Financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders.

  • Free counseling, advice and information on starting, better operating or expanding a small business through (SCORE) Counselors to America’s Small Business.

  • Assistance to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals through the Minority Enterprise Development Program.

  • Women's Business Ownership Representatives are available to advise women business owners.

  • Special loan programs are available for businesses involved in international trade.

  • If you're a veteran, you can get business counseling and information about SBA guaranteed loans.

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