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TX 16149-06 SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center to Open in Winnie

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in the East Chambers County Courthouse Annex Court Chambers at 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.

“At the center, SBA representatives will be available to meet with businesses and residents who were affected by Tropical Storm Imelda that occurred Sept. 17-23, 2019, to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program and close their approved disaster loans on the days and times indicated below,” said Garfield. No appointment is necessary.

Disaster Loan Outreach Center
East Chambers County Courthouse Annex
Court Chambers
211 Broadway Avenue
Winnie, TX  77665

Opens at 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9

Mondays - Fridays, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

SBA representatives continue to be available at the following federal-state Disaster Recovery Centers to meet with businesses and residents to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program and close their approved disaster loans:

Disaster Recovery Center
Harris County Social Services Building
#136 Training Room
9418 Jensen Drive
Houston, TX  77093

Mondays – Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Disaster Recovery Center
The Former Richard Milburn Academy
1310 Pennsylvania Avenue
Beaumont, TX  77701

Mondays – Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Disaster Recovery Center
Cleveland Senior Citizens Activity Center
220 Peach Avenue
Cleveland, TX  77327

Mondays – Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Disaster Recovery Center
A.V. Bull Sallas Park
Arena Pavilion
Building #21675B
21675 McCleskey Road
New Caney, TX  77357

Mondays – Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Disaster Recovery Center
Orange County Convention and Expo Center
Planning Committee Conf. Room
11475 Farm to Market Road 1442
Orange, TX  77630

Mondays – Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Although the deadline to apply for a loan for property damage has passed, small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of any size still have until July 6, 2020, to apply for an economic injury disaster loan to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster. Economic injury assistance is available regardless of whether the business suffered any property damage. Business owners may apply online using SBA’s secure website at

Interest rates are 4 percent for businesses and 2.75 percent for private nonprofit organizations with terms up to 30 years. Loan amounts and terms are set by SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition.

To receive additional disaster assistance information, visit SBA’s website at Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email for more information. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.




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


Release Number: 
TX 16149-06
Release Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 4:00pm
Richard Jenkins (916) 735-1500
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