Mangano: Food & Drink Distribution Locations, Shelters, Warming Centers And Shower Facilities For November 6th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County, FEMA, Island Harvest 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.


Island Harvest will distribute up to 20,000 sandwiches and drinks today to residents on the streets of the following neighborhoods today through a Mobile Distribution Center:

  • Freeport: 49 Merrick Rd at 1pm-5pm
  • Valley Stream: Village Hall, 123 South Central Ave, 10am-3pm


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 Road, east of Wantagh Avenue
  • Grant Park in Hewlett – at the intersection of Broadway and 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.
Strip Mall, 99 The Plaza.
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, 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
Long Beach: East Elementary - Intersection of Neptune & Hudson Blvd
West Elementary - Intersection of Maryland and Beach St
85 E. Park Ave.,
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 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


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,
  • 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-6pm)
  • 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 (9am-6pm)
  • Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road (closed for election day)
  • Freeport Senior Center, 66 Church Street, (9am-4pm) – closed for election day
  • Glen Cove Senior Center, 130 Glen St, (9am-5pm)
  • Great Neck Senior Center, 80 Grace Avenue (9am-5pm)
  • Green Acres Senior Center, 400 Flower Rd, Valley Stream (9am-6pm)
  • Hempstead Senior Center, United Methodist Church, 40 Washington St (10am-2pm)
  • Herricks Senior Center 999 Herricks Rd, New Hyde Park (9am-8pm)
  • Levittown Senior Center 555 Newbridge Rd (9am-6pm)
  • Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Ave, (9am-9pm)
  • Merrick Road Golf Course Clubhouse, 2550 Clubhouse Rd (9am-6pm)
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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:

Recreation Center and Ice Arena 
700 Magnolia Blvd
Long Beach, NY
Island Park Village Hall 
127 Long Beach Road

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Non-Emergency Hotline 1-888-684-4274

LIPA 1-800-490-0075