Breaux Bridge, La. (KLFY)— The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening a disaster loan outreach center in St. Martin Parish to assist Louisiana flood victims.
According to a news release, the center will be located at the St. Martin Council on Aging 391 Cannery Rd. in Breaux Bridge. The hours will be from 8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until further notice.
The new disaster loan outreach center will be transitioning from the FEMA disaster recovery center in Breaux Bridge which will cease operation on September 20.
Flood victims can still visit any other disaster recovery center and may locate other centers near them by going online to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-center, calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362, or downloading the FEMA mobile app.
Officials said that at the disaster loan outreach center, representatives from the SBA will be available to meet with business owners and residents to answer questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program, help complete loan applications and close their approved disaster loans. Business owners and residents can meet with SBA representatives on the days and times indicated with no appointment necessary.
Applicants for disaster loans may also apply online using the electronic loan application
via SBA’s secure website at disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.