The Small Business Administration To Close Disaster Centers

The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that due to a steady decrease of activity, the Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Montgomery county will cease operations on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the close of business.

The deadline for economic injury applications is March 18, 2020.

Businesses, homeowners and renters that sustained physical losses or economic injury due to severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, flooding and landslides on May 27-29, 2019 are encouraged to visit the Centers and submit an SBA disaster loan application before they close. SBA representatives at the Centers can provide information about disaster loans, answer questions and help in completing the SBA application. 

After the disaster recovery center closes, applications and program information will still be available:  

  1. By Phone - SBA’s Customer Service Center can be reached at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing)
  2. By email -  disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.
  3. Online -  
                  a. Loan applications can be downloaded at www.sba.gov.
                          i. Completed applications should be mailed to:                               
 U.S. Small Business Administration,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Processing and Disbursement Center,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14925 Kingsport Road,
Fort Worth, TX 76155.


                  b. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via 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.