SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in Los Angeles County will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) this week.
The DRC will cease operations at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Hilton Foundation site located at 30440 Agoura Rd. in Agoura Hills.
An SBA DLOC will open at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation WESTLAKE CAMPUS, Suite #116, 1 Dole Dr., Westlake Village, CA 91362 at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1.
Hours of operation for the DLOC will be:
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., closed weekends. No appointment is necessary.
SBA customer service representatives will be at the DLOC to meet with business owners and residents to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program and close their approved disaster loans.
The deadline to register for disaster assistance is Jan. 31. Wildfire survivors are encouraged to file insurance claims for damages to their homes, cars and businesses before applying for FEMA assistance. Survivors can register with FEMA online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585). Multi-lingual operators are available. The toll-free numbers are open daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (PST).
FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.
All FEMA disaster assistance will be provided without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, national origin, age, disability, limited English proficiency, economic status, or retaliation. If you believe your civil rights are being violated, call 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585(TTY/TDD).
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps businesses efforts and cover the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property. These disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries and do not duplicate benefits of other agencies or organizations. For more information, applicants may contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659-2955, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting SBA’s website at SBA.gov/disaster Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals may call 800-877-8339.