SBA Opens Business Recovery Centers in WV


ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Recovery and Resilience today announced the opening of two Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) in West Virginia to meet the needs of businesses who were affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides that occurred Aug. 28-30, 2023.

“Our Business Recovery Centers are one of the most powerful resources at SBA’s disposal to support business owners,” said Francisco Sanchez, Jr., Associate Administrator, Office of Disaster Recovery and Resilience. “Business owners can meet in-person with our specialists to apply for SBA disaster loans and get information on the full breadth of our programs designed to help them navigate their recovery.”

The disaster declaration covers Boone, Calhoun, Clay, Harrison, and Kanawha counties in West Virginia, which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties are eligible to apply only for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs): Barbour, Braxton, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Jackson, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Upshur, Wetzel, Wirt, and Wyoming in West Virginia.

Customer Service Representatives at SBA’s Business Recovery Centers will assist business owners complete their disaster loan application, accept documents for existing applications, and provide status on loan applications. The Centers will operate as indicated below until further notice:
​SBA Business Recovery Center (BRC)
Harrison County
Harrison County Courthouse Assessor’s Office
301 West Main St.
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Opening: Monday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hours: Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed: Sundays
​SBA Business Recovery Center (BRC)
Kanawha County
Charleston Area Alliance
1116 Smith St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Opening: Monday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hours: Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Closed: Sundays
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Contact Information

Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333,