November 12, 2012

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Food & Drink Distribution Locations, Shelters, Warming Centers

and Shower Facilities in Nassau County

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano 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 County Community College
P Building
1 Education Drive
Garden City East, New York

Farmingdale High School
150 Lincoln Street
Farmingdale, New York

Glen Cove High School
150 Dosoris Lane
Glen Cover, New York

New Hyde Park High School
500 Leonard Blvd
New Hyde Park, New York


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
Seaford, Merrick Rd, east of Wantagh Ave

Grant Park
Hewlett, Broadway & Sheridan Ave.

Nickerson Beach Park
880 Lido Boulevard
Lido Beach, NY


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
East Meadow, NY

Cantiague Park
West John St.
Hicksville, NY

Mitchel Athletic Complex
Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Uniondale, NY


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)
Freeport: Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road (9am-9pm)
Freeport: Senior Center, 66 Church Street, (9am-4pm)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Westbury: Senior Center, 360 Post Ave, (8:30 pm-3:30pm)


LIPA: 1-800-490-0075
National Grid: 1-800-490-0045 (Gas Leaks)/1-800-930-5003 (Service)
Non-Emergency Hotline: 1-888-684-4274
Consumer Affairs Price Gouging Hotline: 516-571-2449
FEMA Hotline: 1-800-621-3362
NYS Hotline: 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.

Nassau Community College
1 Education Drive
Garden City, NY
8 am - 8 pm

Recreation Center & Ice Arena
700 Magnolia Blvd
Long Beach, NY
8 am - 8 pm

Island Park Village Hall
127 Long Beach Road
Island Park, NY
9 am - 4:30 pm


Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in partnership with New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, have made the New York State Department of Financial Services available at Cedar Creek Park daily from 8:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m. to offer residents advice on how to file an insurance claim for property damage from Hurricane Sandy. Representatives will also be present from several of the nation’s largest insurance companies, including: Allstate, Metlife, New York Life, Travelers, and USAA.