SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Orlando

Last updated on June 27, 2016




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SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Orlando 

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the opening of a Business Recovery Center Tuesday, June 28, 2016 to assist small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in applying for low interest disaster loans.  The loans are available due to the SBA disaster declaration as a result of the Orlando attack on June 12, 2016.

The disaster declaration covers Orange County and the neighboring counties of Brevard, Lake, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Volusia in Florida.

“Businesses with economic losses resulting from the recent attack should seriously consider visiting the Center and applying for an SBA disaster loan,” said Wilfredo Gonzalez, SBA’s North Florida district director.

The Center is located and open as indicated below:

City of Orlando/Orange County

Beardall Senior Center

800 Delaney Avenue

Orlando, FL 32801

Opens:  Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 8 a.m.

Hours:   Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed:  Weekends and Monday, July 4 in recognition of Independence Day

“SBA’s Customer Service Representatives will be available at the Center to provide program information and assistance in completing disaster loan applications,” said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA Field Operations Center East.

Additional information on the disaster loan program may 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  Loan applications can be downloaded from

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at

The deadline to return economic injury applications is March 23, 2017.

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For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at