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NY 13365 - SBA Opens Additional Business Recovery Centers in NY

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of two additional Business Recovery Centers in New York.  Businesses with physical damages or loss of revenue caused by Hurricane Sandy should consider visiting the Centers and applying for an SBA disaster business loan.  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 opening as indicated below, until further notice:
 
Nassau County
Baldwin Public Library
2385 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY ‌ 11510
Open:      Friday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.           
Hours:     Mon. – Thur. from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fri. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun. from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Wed. Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed:   Thur., Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving)
Re-opens: Fri., Nov. 23, at 9 a.m. – resume hours as previously scheduled.
Note: Office opens on Tue., Nov. 27 at 10 a.m.          
 
Rockland County
Rockland Community College 
37 West Broad Street, 2nd Floor
Haverstraw, NY  10927
Open:    Fri., Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Hours:   Mon. – Sat. from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wed. Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Sundays
Closed: Thur.,  Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving)
Re-opens:  Fri., Nov. 23, at 9 a.m. –  resume hours as previously scheduled 
 
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 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: 
13-090
Release Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
New York
Field Operations Center: 
East