Mangano: Food & Drink Distribution Locations, Shelters, Warming Centers And Shower Facilities For November 8th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County, FEMA, the Salvation Army and the Red Cross are distributing food and drinks to thousands of residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DAILY. County Shelters and Warming Centers remain open to the public.


Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Red Cross have opened the following locations for residents to take shelter:

  • Nassau Community College, Building P
  • Levittown Memorial High School, 150 Abbey Lane
  • Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School – 121 Central Park Road - CLOSED TODAY due to power outage
  • Farmingdale High School – 150 Lincoln Street
  • Glen Cove High School – 150 Dosoris Lane
  • New Hyde Park High School - 500 Leonard Blvd
  • North Shore Temple - 83 Muttontown Road in Syosset


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:

South Shore:
Atlantic Beach: Silver Point, 2189 Atlantic Blvd. (9am-3pm)
Baldwin Harbor: Meadow Elementary School, 888 Jackson St. (9am-4pm)
Bellmore: Newbridge Road Park, 2600 S. Newbridge Rd. (7am-4:30pm)
East Rockaway: Fire Department, 5 Main St (10am-4pm)
Freeport: Recreation Center, located at the intersection of Main & Mill
Inwood: The #2 School, 1 Donahue Ave (7am-4:30pm)
Island Park: Heggerty School, 100 Radcliffe Rd. (9am-4pm)
Lawrence: Five Towns Community Center, 270 Lawrence Ave
Lido Beach: Lido St & Parkside St (9am-3pm)
Long Beach: East Elementary - Intersection of Neptune & Hudson Blvd (9am-3pm)
Long Beach: West Elementary - Intersection of Maryland and Beach St. (9am-3pm) 85 E. Park Ave. (9am-3pm)
Massapequa: Marjorie R. Post Community Park, 451 Unqua Rd. (10am-2pm)
Oceanside: Oceanside Park, 3800 Mahlon Brower Dr. (7am-4:30)

North Shore:
Bayville:Stehli Beach, Corner of Bayville Rd & Bayville Ave. (10am-2pm)
Great Neck: Great Neck High School, 64 Arrandale Ave (9am-4pm)
New Cassel/Westbury: New Cassel Community Center, 141 Garden Street (9am-4pm)
New Hyde Park: Michael J. Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Ave (9am-4pm)
Port Washington: Railroad Station:  Off Main Street and Haven Ave. (9am-4pm)
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  - CLOSED TODAY due to power outage
  • Cantiague Park, West John St. in Hicksville
  • Mitchel Athletic Complex, Charles Lindbergh Blvd in Uniondale


Nassau County Warming Centers include:

  • Baldwin: Senior Center, 1810 N Grand Ave, (9am-6pm)
  • Bellmore: Library, 2288 Bedford Ave (opens 200 Bellmore Ave (9am-9pm)
  • Bellmore: Senior Center (9am-6pm)
  • Bethpage: Senior Center, 103 Grumman Rd W (9am-4:00pm)
  • East Meadow: American Legion Hall, 294 Bellmore Rd (3pm-8pm)
  • Elmont: Senior Center, 138 Elmont Rd (9am-6pm)
  • Franklin Square: Senior Center, 1182 Martha Place (8am-4pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • Freeport: Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road (9am-9pm)
  • Freeport: Senior Center, 66 Church Street, (9am-4pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • Glen Cove: Senior Center, 130 Glen St, (9am-5pm)
  • Great Neck: Senior Center, 80 Grace Avenue (9am-5pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • Green Acres: Senior Center, 400 Flower Rd, Valley Stream (9am-6pm)
  • Hempstead: Senior Center, United Methodist Church, 40 Washington St (10am-2pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • Herricks: Senior Center 999 Herricks Rd, New Hyde Park (9am-8pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • Levittown: Senior Center 555 Newbridge Rd (9am-6pm)
  • Massapequa Park:  Our Lady of Loudes School, 379 Linden St.
  • Merrick: Library, 2279 Merrick Ave, (9am-9pm)
  • Merrick: Golf Course Clubhouse, 2550 Clubhouse Rd (6am-7pm)
  • North Merrick: Senior Center, Brookside School, 1260 Meadowbrook Rd, (9am-4:45pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • 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. (12 noon-9pm)
  • Rockville Centre: Hispanic Brotherhood Senior Program, 59 Clinton Ave (9am-4pm)
  • Roosevelt: Rosa Parks Senior Center, 2 Babylon Tpke (9 am-6 pm)
  • Syosset: North Shore Synagogue, 83 Muttontown Eastwoods Rd., (also serving 3 meals a day)
  • Uniondale/Hempstead: Senior Center, 840 Uniondale Ave, (9am-6pm)
  • Uniondale/Merrick: Senior Center, 750 Jerusalem Ave, Uniondale (9am-6pm)
  • Wantagh: Senior Center, 1150 Seamans Neck Rd, Wantagh (9am-6pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • 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: Magnolia Gardens Senior Center, 899 Broadway
  • Westbury: Salisbury Senior Center, 460 Salisbury Park Dr, (9am-6pm) – CLOSED TODAY due to inclement weather
  • 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

FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Centers:

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.  Locations Open from 8am to 8pm daily (Opening today at 1pm due to inclement weather):

Nassau Community College
1 Education Drive
Garden City, NY

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

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

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Non-Emergency Hotline 1-888-684-4274

LIPA 1-800-490-0075