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Changes for disaster recovery centers hours of operations

Release date: 
March 29, 2013
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NEW YORK – FEMA and New York State disaster recovery centers in Nassau and Suffolk counties will change hours of operation beginning Monday, April 1.

Beginning Monday, Nassau and Suffolk disaster recovery centers will be open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All centers are closed on Sunday.

The five centers are:     

                                    Nassau County

                                    Freeport Recreation Center

                                    130 East Merrick Rd

                                    Freeport, N.Y. 11520


                                    Recreation Center and Ice Arena

                                    700 Magnolia Blvd.

                                    Long Beach, N.Y. 11561


                                    Cedar Creek Park

                                    Merrick Rd. E

                                    Seaford, N.Y. 11783


                                    Island Park Village Hall

                                    (LIRR) parking lot

                                    127 Long Beach Road

                                    Island Park, N.Y. 11558


                                    Suffolk County

                                    Copiague Memorial Library

                                    50 Deauville Blvd

                                    Copiague, N.Y. 11726


The deadline to register for federal disaster assistance is April 13, 2013.

Survivors have several ways to register:

  • Online at
  • Via smartphone or tablet, go to or download the FEMA app.
  • By phone, 800-621-3362 (Voice, 7-1-1/Relay) or (TTY) 800-462-7585.

The toll-free telephone numbers operate 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT seven days a week until further notice.

Last Updated: 
March 29, 2013 - 10:31
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