SBA Announces Holiday Closing of Business Recovery Centers in Pennsylvania

Release Date: Monday, November 7, 2011
Release Number: 12-116
Related State:
Field Operations Center: East
Contact: Michael Lampton

ATLANTA –The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that its Business Recovery Centers in Columbia, Dauphin, Lebanon, Luzerne and Philadelphia counties will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, in recognition of Veteran’s Day.  The Centers will resume normal operations on Monday, Nov 14.   

The Centers are located in the following communities and are open as indicated:


Columbia County

Bloomsburg Public Library

225 Market Street

Bloomsburg, PA  17815

Hours:   Monday – Friday,   

              9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

             Until further notice

Dauphin County

SBA Harrisburg Branch

One Penn Center

2601 North 3rd Street

Suite 503

Harrisburg PA 17110

Hours:   Monday – Friday,

              8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

              Until further notice

Lebanon County

Lebanon Economic Development Center

16 Lebanon Valley Parkway

Lebanon, PA  17042-9745

Hours:   Monday – Friday,

              8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

              Until further notice

Luzerne County

Stegmaier Building

7 Wilkes-Barre Boulevard

Wilkes-Barre, PA  18702-5247

Hours:   Monday-Friday,

               9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

             Until further notice

Philadelphia County

4212 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia PA 19104

Hours:   Monday – Friday,

              9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

              Until further notice


Anyone unable to visit one of the Centers may obtain information and loan applications 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  Business loan applications can also be downloaded from Completed applications should be returned to one of the Centers or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

Those affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may fill out a disaster loan application online by visiting SBA’s website at

The deadlines for Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to return applications for physical property damage is December 14, 2011 and to return economic injury applications is June 12, 2012

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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at

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