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With frigid temperatures, Nassau County opens warming centers


With temperatures plunging into the single digits, Nassau County is opening the following warming centers:

Cantiague Park Ice Rink – 480 W. John St., Hicksville

Phone: (516) 571-7056

Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mitchel Field Administration Center - 1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale

Phone: (516) 572-0400

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TOB Ice Skating Center at Bethpage – 1001 Stewart Ave., Bethpage

Phone: (516) 433-7465

Hours: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Glen Cove Senior Center – 130 Glen St., Glen Cove

Phone: (516) 759-9610

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

The Nassau County Winter Homeless Hotline - (866) WARMBED - is open and will run seven days a week through March 31. Between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and Friday from 6 p.m. through Monday at 8 a.m., employees from the Department of Social Services will make appropriate referrals and provide shelter placement. Between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, call the Department of Social Services at (516) 227-8519.