The program targets small businesses impacted by Hurricanes Ida, Laura and Delta and the May 2021 Floods. However, my focus is on Southeast Louisiana and the small businesses impacted by Hurricane Ida.
The Restore Louisiana Small Business Loan Program and the Intake Application checklist for the loan program are being administered through the South Central Planning & Development Commission.
For additional information, business owners can visit the website at www.scpdc.org or call 1-800-630-3791 for guidelines, criteria, and intake office locations and hours. In the New Orleans Metropolitan area, four offices will open May 1st to begin accepting and assisting with the application process.
The locations are as follows:
- UNO – The Beach - 2021 Lakeshore Dr., Ste. 207, New Orleans
- St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation - 100 Port Blvd., Ste. 210, Chalmette
- DBA - 4657 West Bank Expressway, Marrero
- Kenner - 2200 Veteran's Blvd., Ste. 200, Kenner