NC 15696 - SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers Close for MLK Day

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in North Carolina will close on Monday, Jan. 21 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The DLOCs located in Craven, New Hanover and Onslow counties will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 22.
SBA representatives at the Centers can provide information about disaster loans, answer questions and help businesses in completing the SBA application.  The Centers are located as indicated below:
Craven County
Centenary United Methodist Church
309 New Street
New Bern, NC 28560
Hours:    Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
                 Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Closed:  Sunday
Closed:  Monday, Jan. 21 for MLK Day
New Hanover County
Old Independence Mall (Old Sears Store Location)
3500 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
Hours:     Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
                   Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Closed:   Sunday
Closed:   Monday, Jan. 21 for  MLK Day
Onslow County
Onslow Government Center
234 NW Corridor Blvd, Room 107
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Hours:    Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed:  Saturdays and Sundays
Closed:  Monday, Jan. 21 for MLK Day
Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at
Additional details on the location of  the 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
The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 14, 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
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Michael Lampton
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