SBA Offers Wisconsin Residents Disaster Assistance

By KBJR News 1

Barker's Island in Superior

July 30, 2012 Updated Dec 20, 2013 at 7:40 PM CDT

Douglas County, (Northland's Newscenter) - The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that Wisconsin residents and businesses that were affected by the June floods will be able to apply for low-interest disaster loans.

The loans were made available as a response to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's disaster declaration. The declaration covered the Counties of Douglas, Bayfield, Burnett, Sawyer, and Washburn in Wisconsin.

The Small Business Administration's customer service representatives are available at the Disaster Loan Outreach Center to answer questions about the program or the process, and to help with completing individual applications.

The Douglas County Center is located at 1423 North 8th Street Superior, WI 54880 and will be opened from Tuesday, July 31st to Thursday, August 9th from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Individuals who are unable to visit the Center may also find out information by calling the SBA's Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 or by sending an e-mail to disastercustomerservice@sha.gov

The filing deadline to return applications for physical damage is September 25th, 2012.