SBA Disaster Loan Assistance
Now Available for Orange and Rockland Counties
Washingtonville, NY — (03/19/2020) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) today announced that Orange and Rockland County businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak are now eligible to apply for federal Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance.
Small business owners are encouraged to apply immediately using the online portal which can be accessed at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/ or can call the SBA Customer Service Center 1-800-659-2955.
The current disaster assistance from SBA is low-interest, long-term loans to businesses of all sizes and private non-profit organizations.
Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, “As we continue to face the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak small businesses are suffering immensely. After working with my partners in government we have now ensured Orange and Rockland County businesses are eligible to apply for federal SBA disaster loan assistance. All impacted businesses should immediately apply. I will continue to work on additional relief measures and anyone needing assistance with this or other programs can feel free to reach out to my office which will maintain operations during this crisis to help constituents.”
Colin Schmitt is committed to public service. Colin is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury in Orange County. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula puppy Quincy!