ATLANTA, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that due to a steady decrease of activity, the following Disaster Loan Outreach Centers and Business Recovery Centers located in Queens and Richmond counties will cease operation Friday, March 8 at the close of business.
The Centers are located in the following communities and the hours of operation are as indicated:
Queens County Community Church of the Nazarene (Business Recovery Center and Disaster Loan Outreach Center)1414 Central Avenue Far Rockaway, NY 11691Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday Richmond County College of Staten Island ( City University of NY) (Business Recovery Center)Main Administration Building 1A-1022800 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, NY 10314 Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday Survivors are encouraged to visit the remaining centers for program information and one-on-one assistance in completing their applications. Applicants may also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA's secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Additional information on the disaster loan program can be obtained by calling SBA's Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Loan application forms can be downloaded from www.sba.gov. The deadline to return applications for physical property damage is March 29, 2013 . The deadline to return economic injury applications is July 31, 2013. For more information about the SBA's Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov. Release Number: 13-362 NY 13365/13366 Contact: Michael Lampton Phone: 404-331-0333 SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration