The SBA is assisting those affected by the Cottonwood Complex Fire with low interest loans. The Center will be open 8am-5pm, M-F, until May 6.
The Small Business Administration has approved an Administrative Declaration for residents and business owners in Reno County affected by the Cottonwood Complex Wildland Fire March 5-16. In addition to Reno County, residents and businesses in the contiguous counties of Harvey, Kingman, McPherson, Pratt, Rice, Sedgwick and Stafford are also eligible to apply for low-interest SBA loans.
SBA staff opened a Disaster Loan Outreach Center on Tuesday, April 26 at 1 p.m. The center will be open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until May 6. SBA customer service representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the disaster loan program, explain the application process and help complete applications. No appointment is necessary.
THREE WAYS TO APPLY TO SBA
♦ Apply online using SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
♦ Apply in person at any Disaster Loan Outreach Center (see Hutchinson center address below) and receive personal, one-on-one help from an SBA representative. For additional information or to find a location near you visit our website at https://www.sba.gov or call SBA at (800) 659-2955. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339.
♦ Apply by mail: Send completed paper application to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
Disaster Loan Outreach Center
Reno County Courthouse
206 West First Ave.
Hutchinson, KS 67501