SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Far Rockaway, NY

Nov 16, 2012, 14:59 ET from U.S. Small Business Administration

ATLANTA, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of a Business Recovery Center in Far Rockaway, New York.   Businesses with physical damages or loss of revenue caused by Hurricane Sandy should consider visiting the Center and applying for an SBA disaster business loan.  SBA's customer service representatives are on hand at the Center to answer questions about the disaster loan program and assist business owners in completing their applications. 


The Center is opening as indicated below, until further notice:

Queens County
Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation
1920 Mott Avenue, 2nd floor
Far Rockaway, New York 11691

Open:   Sat., Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hours:   Mon. through Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Sat. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed: Sundays
Closed: Thur., Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving)

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

Additional details on the locations of recovery centers and the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA 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  Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is December 31, 2012. 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

Contact: Michael Lampton
Phone: 404-331-0333

Release Number: 13-092, NY 13365/13366

SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration