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Flood assistance still available at Lamar Dixon

Staff Report

The Disaster Recovery Center in Ascension Parish will transition to an SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center and move to the gym at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.

The center will remain open until further notice from Mondays though Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. SBA representatives will be on hand to assist borrowers with loan signing. They will also help businesses and private, non-profit organizations that sustained economic damage to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).

The deadline for EIDL applications is May 15, 2017. Businesses may also download applications online at SBA.gov/disaster. The customer service center is available Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time at (800) 659-2955.