Mangano announces recovery resources for Friday, Nov. 16

A list of where to stay safe and warm


Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano released a list of resources available for victims of Hurricane Sandy for Friday, Nov. 16. Locations are subject to change daily.


FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers are a readily accessible mobile office where applicants may go to receive guidance regarding disaster recovery, clarification of any written correspondence received, Housing Assistance and Rental Resource information, resolutions to problems and referrals to agencies that may provide further assistance, status of applications being processed by FEMA, as well as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) program information.

Nassau Community College: 1 Education Drive, Garden City

Recreation Center and Ice Arena: 700 Magnolia Blvd, Long Beach

Island Park Village Hall: 127 Long Beach Road, Island Park

Cedar Creek Park: 3340 Merrick Road, Seaford

New Cassel Community Center: 141 Garden Street, Westbury


The New York State Department of Financial Services is available at Cedar Creek Park daily from 8:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m. to offer residents advice on how to file an insurance claim for property damage from Hurricane Sandy. Representatives will also be present from several of the nation’s largest insurance companies, including: Allstate, Metlife, New York Life, Travelers, USAA and more.


Nassau Community College, Building P, is open for residents seeking shelter. This facility was opened by County Executive Mangano in partnership with the Red Cross.


The Red Cross has opened a number of meal distribution centers Nassau County. Locations are open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meals, water, and comfort kits will be distributed at the following locations.

· Cedar Creek Park in Seaford - Merrick Rd, east of Wantagh Ave

· Grant Park in Hewlett –Broadway & Sheridan Ave.

· Nickerson Beach Park in Lido Beach - 880 Lido Boulevard


FEMA’s Points of Distribution (PODs) are located throughout the north and south shores of Nassau County. Locations include:

Bellmore: Newbridge Road Park, 2600 South Newbridge Road

East Rockaway: Fire Department, 5 Main St (10am-4pm)

Freeport: Recreation Center, located at the intersection of Main & Mill

Island Park: Heggerty School, 100 Radcliffe Road. (9am – 4pm)

Lawrence: Five Towns Community Center, 270 Lawrence Ave

Long Beach: 85 E. Park Ave. (9am-3pm)

Massapequa: Marjorie R. Post Community Park, 451 Unqua Rd. (10am-2pm)

Oceanside: Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center, 15 Neil Ct.

Woodbury: Syosset Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Turnpike (10am-2pm)


Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has opened the following locations for residents to take a free shower:

· Aquatic Center, Eisenhower Park in East Meadow

· Cantiague Park, West John St. in Hicksville

· Cedar Creek Park, Merrick Rd. in Seaford (Laundry facilities also available at this site from 9am-6pm)

· Mitchel Athletic Complex, Charles Lindbergh Blvd in Uniondale


Nassau County Warming Centers include:

· Bellmore: Library, 2288 Bedford Ave (Mon. – Thurs. 9am-9pm, Fri. 9am-5:30pm, Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 1pm-5pm)

· East Meadow: American Legion Hall, 294 Bellmore Rd (3pm-8pm)

· Franklin Square: Senior Center, 1182 Martha Place (Wednesdays, 8am-4pm)

· Freeport: Salvation Army Center, 66 Church Street (8am-4pm)

· Freeport: Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road (9am-9pm)

· Great Neck: Senior Center, 80 Grace Avenue (9am-5pm)

· Hempstead: Senior Center, United Methodist Church, 40 Washington St (10am-2pm)

· Herricks: Senior Center 999 Herricks Rd, New Hyde Park (9am-8pm)

· Inwood: Senior Center – open 24 hours as an emergency shelter

· Massapequa Park: Our Lady of Loudes School, 379 Linden St. (Seniors Only, 8:30am-3:30pm, hot meals served at noon)

· Massapequa Park: Senior Center, 1000 Lakeshore Drive (9am-4pm)

· Merrick: Library, 2279 Merrick Ave, (9am-9pm)

· Merrick: Golf Course Clubhouse, 2550 Clubhouse Rd (9am-6pm)

·North Merrick: Senior Center, Brookside School, 1260 Meadowbrook Rd, (9am-4:45pm)

· Oceanside: Senior Center, St. Anthony’s Catholic School, 80 Anchor Ave. (8:30am-4pm)

· Oyster Bay: Senior Center, 45 E Main St (M, T, W 9am-8pm: T & F 8:30am-4:30pm)

· Port Washington: Senior Center, St Stephens Church, 9 Carlton Ave (9am-4pm)

· Rockville Centre: American Legion, 197 Maple Ave. (noon-9pm)

· Rockville Centre: Hispanic Brotherhood Senior Program, 59 Clinton Ave (9am-5pm)

· Syosset: North Shore Synagogue, 83 Muttontown Eastwoods Rd., (9am-10pm)

· Wantagh: Temple Bnei Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave. (Mon – Thurs. 9am-5pm, Fri. 9am-3pm)

· West Hempstead: Echo Park Pool, 399 Nassau Blvd (9am-6pm)

· Westbury: Senior Center, 360 Post Ave, (8:30 pm-3:30pm)


LIPA: 1-800-490-0075/631-755-6900

National Grid: 1-800-490-0045 (Gas Leaks)/1-800-930-5003 (Service)

Nassau County Non-Emergency Hotline: 1-888-684-4274

Consumer Affairs Price Gouging Hotline: 516-571-2449

FEMA Disaster Assistance Hotline: 1-800-621-3362

NYS Hotline for Insurance Issues: 1-800-339-1759

Nassau Chapter of American Red Cross: 516-747-3500