FL 15675 - SBA Business Recovery Center in Sarasota, Florida Will Close on Oct.20

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today, that the Business Recovery Center located in Sarasota, Florida will temporarily close on Saturday, Oct. 20 and will  resume its regular scheduled hours on Monday Oct. 22.
 
SBA’s Customer Service Representatives continue to operate at the temporary location to answer program questions, assist in applying for an SBA disaster loan and help with the reconsideration process.
 
The Center is located and open as indicated below.
 
Sarasota County
Bee Ridge Park
4430 South Lockwood Ridge Road                                                                                                                                                                                      
Sarasota, FL 34231
Hours:    Monday, Wednesday - Friday 9 a.m.– 6 p.m.
                  Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
                  Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ( except Oct. 20)
Closed:   Sundays
 
The SBA offers low-interest, long-term disaster loans for physical damage and working capital. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at DisasterLoan.sba.gov.
 
To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, applicants should register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA mobile app. If online or mobile access is unavailable, applicants should call the FEMA toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services should call 800-621-3362.
 
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 e-mail to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov
 
The filing deadline to return applications for economic injury is June 4, 2019.
 
About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.
Release Number: 
19-057
Release Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
Florida
Field Operations Center: 
East