Disaster Resources

Find disaster support for homeowners, businesses of any size, nonprofits, and more.

NEW (5/17/2022) Incident: WIND, SEVERE WEATHER, AND TORNADOES occurring: March 30 – 31, 2022, in Madison County, Tennessee; and the contiguous Tennessee counties of: Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, and Henderson

Application Filing Deadlines:
Physical Damage: July 11, 2022
Economic Injury: February 13, 2023
If you are located in a declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The SBA encourages homeowners, renters, business owners, and non-profit organizations in declared counties that suffered physical damages and/or loss of revenue to submit their SBA applications as soon as possible. The declared counties include Madison, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, and Henderson counties.

SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center is located at:

Madison County

Jackson Energy Authority

217 E. College St.

Jackson, TN 38301

Hours: Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Closed: Sunday

Closing Permanently: Thursday, May 26 at 4 p.m

For more information contact your local TSBDC service center.

TSBDC at JSCC (Jackson)

Serving counties: Madison, Chester, Haywood, Hardeman, Southeast Gibson

(731)424-5389 – Monique Merriweather, Director

TSBDC at DSCC (Dyersburg)

Serving counties: Northwest Gibson, Crockett

(731)286-3201 – Van Wylie, Director

TSBDC at UT Martin

Serving counties: Carroll

(731)587-7333 – Landy Fuqua, Director

Click here to review the fact sheet and further information regarding disaster relief and available loan programs.

Updates (12/20/2021): Another SBA Recovery center location has opened for IN-PERSON disaster support for homeowners, businesses of any size, nonprofits.

SBA Business Recovery Center

Marshall County

Joe Creason Community Center

The Joe Creason Room

1600 Park Ave.

Benton, KY 42025

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Closed Friday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31

Closed Saturday, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

Closed: Sunday

SBA Business Recovery Center

Hopkins County

Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce

15 E Center Street

Madisonville, KY 42431

Opening: Monday, Dec. 20, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. 6 p.m.

Closed Friday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31

Closed: Saturday and Sun

You DO NOT have to come to a center to get help. You can call the 1800 number listed in the below:

EMAIL – WEBSITE – MAILING ADDRESS – and PHONE NUMBER TO CALL:

  • Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/ela/s/, and should apply under SBA declaration # 17286, not for the COVID-19 incident.
  • To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, applicants should register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA mobile app. If online or mobile access is unavailable, applicants should call the FEMA toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services should call 800-621-3362.
  • Businesses and individuals may also obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or emailing DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov.
  • Loan applications can also be downloaded at sba.gov/disaster . Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

Remember:

Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties are eligible to apply only for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (not physical damage loans) in the following TN counties:

Henry, Lake, Montgomery, Obion, Robertson, Stewart and Weakley in Tennessee.

The filing deadline to return applications for economic injury applications is Sept. 12, 2022

  • Remember: even though the CENTERS are open in KY, anyone needing help will be serviced at these IN PERSON locations, if they desire IN-person support with the process.
  • SBA staff will be ON THE GROUND & IN-PERSON at these locations but again, any person can CALL THE 1800# for help.
  • Please remind the public that they do NOT have to come to a center to get help, but the center locations are listed above.
Updates (12/15/2021):