Berks County Received Disaster Declaration for Flash Flooding June 20-21, 2019

The below information is related to losses suffered during the storms June 20 and 21, 2019 ONLY.

Berks County received a Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Declaration for, Flash Flooding on June 20 & 21, 2019. A Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) will be established at the Township of Spring Fire Department (location and hours of operation below) for residents affected during this period. Residents can sit down with loan experts to discuss loan options and complete an application if desired. Also, for persons not desiring face to face contact with SBA representatives, applications can be completed online at (click on “Apply Online”).   Also, at the same link, applications (click on “Loan Information”) can be downloaded and printed for completion at home.  Completed applications can be dropped off at the DLOC or mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155

Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339. 

View the U.S. SBA Fact Sheet to answer questions that you may be ask or may have.

Disaster Loan Outreach Center: Berks County

Location:              Township of Spring Fire Department
Address:               2301 Monroe Avenue
                             Reading, PA 19609

Dates/Hours of Operation:

Opening Date: Thursday, 7/25/2019 11:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, 7/26/2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, 7/27/2019 10:00am to 2:00pm
Closed Sunday
Monday - Wed 7/29-31/2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Closing Date:   Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm