For businesses who suffered losses during the Hurricane, business owners must first contact their County Office of Emergency Management and their insurance provider.
For information about New Jersey State assistance for businesses, please contact the New Jersey Business Action Center at (866) 534-7789 and speak with a specialist. State assistance programs, including the Main Street Disaster Relief Program, can also be viewed at www.newjerseybusiness.gov.
Federal assistance loans for businesses in designated counties will be available through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Visit www.sba.gov for the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program or call the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Disaster loans can be applied for electronically from SBA’s website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA): The number to file a claim for federal assistance for damage to both personal and business property is (800) 621-FEMA. Application can also be made at http://www.fema.gov/assistance/index.shtm