Last Chance to Visit Disaster Recovery Centers in Islip, Mastic

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Release date: 
January 4, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-124

21 Centers to Remain Open                                                                                                

NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors in Suffolk County have until 3 p.m. Sunday,

Jan. 6, to visit Disaster Recovery Centers in Islip and Mastic.

Survivors can get face-to-face help at the recovery center at Town Hall West, 401 Main St., Islip, and the center at the Mastic Recreation Community Center, 15 Herkimer St., Mastic. The center in Mastic will operate 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The center in Islip will be open

9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Both centers are open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency closely monitor visitor traffic at all New York Disaster Recovery Centers. When traffic slows at a certain time, a center may change its hours or come under consideration for possible closure. So far, more than 3,400 survivors have visited the centers in Islip and Mastic.

Survivors in Suffolk County will still be able to visit the Disaster Recovery Center that remains open at the Lindenhurst Library, 1 Lee Ave., Lindenhurst, or any of the 20 other centers that remain open throughout New York.

Following is a county-by-county and borough-by-borough list of Disaster Recovery Centers in operation and their hours:

Kings

Holy Family R.C. Church

9719 Flatlands Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11236

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Coffey Park

85 Richards St.

Brooklyn, NY 11231

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Knights of Columbus Hall

2882 Gerritsen Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11229

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Social Security Building

Gravesend

10 Bouck Court

Brooklyn, NY 11223

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Jewish Community Center

YM-YWHA

3300 Coney Island Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

MCU parking lot

1904 Surf Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11224

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club

3076 Emmons Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11235.

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Manhattan

Southbridge Towers 

Store No. 10

66 Frankfort St. New York, NY  10038

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Nassau

Recreation and Ice Arena

700 Magnolia Blvd.

Long Beach, NY 11561

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Sacred Heart Parish

RR station parking lot

127 Long Beach Rd.

Island Park, NY 11558

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Cedar Creek Park

Merrick Rd. East

Seaford, NY 11783

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Marjorie Post Community Center

477 Unqua Rd.

Massapequa, NY 11758

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Young Israel, gymnasium

859 Peninsula Blvd.

Woodmere, NY 11598

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun

8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.

8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fri.

Closed Sat.

 

Freeport Recreation Center

130 E. Merrick Rd.

Freeport, NY 11520

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Queens

Fort Tilden Park

415 State Rd.

Breezy Point, NY 11697

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Community Church of the Nazarene

1414 Central Ave.

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

American Legion

209 Cross Bay Blvd.

Broad Channel, NY 11693

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

 

Storefront

1001 Beach 20th St.

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Arverne by the Sea

68-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Arverne, NY 11692

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Richmond

Kia in Staten Island

1976 Hylan Blvd.

Staten Island, NY 10306

Normal hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

 

Suffolk

Town Hall West

401 Main St.

Islip, NY 11751

 

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun. through Jan. 6

 

Mastic Recreation Community Center

15 Herkimer St.

Mastic, NY 11950

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun. through Jan. 6

 

Lindenhurst Library

1 Lee Ave.

Lindenhurst, NY 11757

Normal hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun.

Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York have until Jan. 28, 2013 to register for federal disaster assistance, which can include money for rent, essential home repairs, personal property losses and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.

For more information on New York’s disaster recovery, visit www.fema.gov/SandyNY, www.twitter.com/FEMASandy, www.facebook.com/FEMASandy and www.fema.gov/blog.

Last Updated: 
January 4, 2013 - 11:45
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