SBA Disaster Assistance – Field Operations Center- East – 101 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30303
November 22, 2011
Release Number: 12-146, VA 12917/12918
Contact: Jelani Miller
SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Virginia to Close Nov. 22
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announcead today that due to a steady decrease of activity, the Disaster Loan Outreach Centers located in Alexandria and Woodbridge, Virginia will cease operations Tuesday, Nov. 22 at the close of business.
The Small Business Administration urges those affected by Tropical Storm Lee that occurred on Sept. 8 – 9, 2011, to visit these Centers before they close to obtain one-on-one assistance and information about the disaster assistance program.
The Centers are located in the following communities and the hours of operation are as indicated:
SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers
South County Government Center
8350 Richmond Highway – Room 125
Alexandria VA 22304
Prince William County
15941 Donald Curtis Drive – Suite 140
Woodbridge VA 22191
Open: Tue, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closing: Tue, Nov. 22 at close of business
After Nov. 22, help is still available by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Business loan applications can also be downloaded from www.sba.gov. Completed applications should be returned to one of the Centers or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
Those affected by the disaster may also apply for disaster loans electronically from SBA’s website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/.
The deadline to return SBA applications for physical property damage is January 13, 2012. The deadline to return applications for economic injury is August 14, 2012.
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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov
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Virginia Disaster Relief Fund
How is the money distributed?
Fund proceeds will be distributed to local long-term recovery groups, members of the Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and other non-profit and faith-based organizations as a grant.
Many of these groups work directly with individuals and families following a disaster.
How else can I donate?
The Virginia Disaster Relief Fund benefits projects that include: repair or rebuilding of underinsured dwellings, transportation assistance, replacing essential household items, helping renters establish new rental residence, temporary living expenses while recovering from loss, and more.
How can I donate?
If you want to help, send checks made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia with “Virginia Disaster Relief Fund” noted in the memo line to:
P.O. Box 1971
Richmond, VA 23218-1971