ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of two Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in Nicholas and Webster counties in West Virginia. The centers will provide one-on-one assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes seeking disaster assistance for losses caused by Hurricane Sandy from Oct. 29 through Nov. 10, 2012.
The Centers are located as indicated below:
Summersville Readiness Center
3 Armory Way
Summersville, WV 26651
Opening: Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 a.m.
Hours: Tuesday March 5 to Tuesday March 12 from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed: Saturday, March 9 and Sunday March 10
Closing: Tuesday, March 12 at close of business
Mayor’s Office, Town of Addison
146 McGraw Avenue
Webster Springs, WV 26288
Opening: Monday, March 11
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closing: Monday, March 11 at close of business
“Survivors who receive a SBA disaster loan application should submit it as soon as possible to receive consideration for a loan to help with their recovery,” said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA Field Operations Center East. “SBA’s Customer Service Representatives are on hand at the centers to provide one-on-one assistance in completing their application.”
Applicants may also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Additional details on the locations of recovery centers and the loan application process can be obtained by calling SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov.
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is April 26, 2013. The deadline to return economic injury applications is November 25, 2013.
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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov.