MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The FEMA Recovery Center at the Maurice C. West Community Center in Graysville in Jefferson County will become an SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center at the Graysville Public Library, Saturday, June 14 at 9 a.m.
The SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center will be open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, then, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The SBA Center will have both SBA and FEMA staff on hand.
The Center will be located at Graysville Public Library, 315 South Main St., Graysville, AL, 35073.
After the FEMA center becomes an SBA center, survivors will still be able to contact FEMA online at DisasterAssistance.gov, via smartphone at m.fema.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362; TTY 800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available.
The deadline to register for federal disaster assistance and apply for SBA disaster loans is July 1, 2014.
The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit organizations to repair or replace uncompensated losses. The SBA may lend up to $200,000 to repair or replace homes and up to $40,000 to repair or replace personal property.
Loans to businesses, including nonprofits, are available up to $2 million to repair or replace disaster damaged real estate, and other business assets. Eligible businesses and non-profits can apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster.
The deadline for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications is February 2, 2015.