SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center Opening in Cairo
MARION, Ill. -- To continue serving disaster survivors affected by the spring storms and flooding in southern Illinois, a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) will open Tuesday, July 5, in Cairo.
SBA representatives at the DLOC will provide homeowners, renters, business owners and nonprofit organizations with face-to-face service in answering questions about SBA's low-interest disaster loans, completing loan applications, and closing on SBA loans. SBA low-interest disaster loans may be available to repair or replace real estate, contents and/or personal property damaged in the severe storms and flooding.
If SBA is unable to approve a loan for a homeowner or renter, the applicant may be referred back to FEMA for additional grant consideration. Applicants may be awarded assistance for personal items, repair or replacement of a vehicle, or other losses.
The DLOC will be open July 5 through July 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It will be located at:
Cairo Municipal Building
1501 Washington Ave.
Cairo, Ill 62914
Survivors who still have questions for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraged to call FEMA's Helpline, 1-800-621-3362 seven days a week, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (CDT), or go online, www.disasterassistance.gov.
Information and assistance from SBA is also available at 1-800-659-2955, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance.