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NJ 13367 - SBA Opens Business Recovery Centers in New Jersey on Nov. 14

ATLANTA –The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of several Business Recovery Centers in New Jersey.  These Centers will open on Nov. 14 to provide one-on-one help to business owners seeking disaster assistance for losses caused by Hurricane Sandy.  SBA’s customer service representatives are on hand at the Centers to answer questions about the disaster loan program and assist business owners in completing their applications. 
 
The Centers are open as indicated below, until further notice:
 
Atlantic County                                                          
Richard Stockton College                                            
Small Business Development Center                
35 South Martin Luther King Blvd.                             
Atlantic City, NJ 08401                                               
Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
 
Cape May County
Cape May County Chamber of Commerce
13 Crest Haven Road
Cape May, NJ 08210
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
 
Passiac County
William Paterson University
Small Business Development Center
131 Ellison Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
 
Union County                                                             
Kean University - SBDC                                              
Business One-Stop Service – The Incubator                  
320 Park Avenue                                                         
Plainfield, NJ 07060                                                     
Hours:  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday                    
 
Applicants may 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 Disaster Recovery Centers and 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 email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.  Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov.  Completed applications should be 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 December 31, 2012. The deadline to return economic injury applications is July 31, 2013.
 
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Release Number: 
13-077
Release Date: 
Monday, November 12, 2012
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
New Jersey
Field Operations Center: 
East