BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Seven Birmingham-area Disaster Recovery Centers will transition Monday, July 11, to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers to continue serving survivors of the spring storms and tornadoes.
Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be available at the centers to assist survivors in completing their low-interest disaster loan applications and answer questions about the loan program. Staff from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will remain at the centers to help survivors with disaster-related concerns.
The centers will be at the following locations:
Cullman County Marion County
Cullman Civic Center Old Indies House Plant
510 5th St. Southwest 8741 State Highway 172
Cullman, Ala. 35055 Hackleburg, Ala. 35564
Jefferson County Tuscaloosa County
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church American Legion Post
306 Avenue U, Pratt City 3120 University Blvd. East
Birmingham, Ala. 35214 Tuscaloosa, Ala. 35404
First Baptist Church of Pleasant Grove McDonald Hughes Center
724 4th Street 3101 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Pleasant Grove, Ala. 35127 Tuscaloosa, Ala. 35401
Jefferson County Satellite Courthouse
1485 Forestdale Road
Birmingham, Ala. 35214
Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the centers will remain open until further notice. They are closed Saturdays and Sundays.
Low-interest SBA disaster loans are the largest source of federal recovery funding for homeowners, renters and business owners. They may provide financial assistance for repairing or rebuilding a home or replacing personal property, such as furniture, clothes and vehicles.
Applying for the loan may open the door to FEMA grants that do not need to be paid back. The grants may be used to...