18 Disaster Recovery Centers remain open

18 Disaster Recovery Centers remain open

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced 18 Disaster Recovery Centers are still available throughout New York to help Hurricane Sandy survivors. 

The centers are one-stop shops for homeowners, renters, business owners and other eligible survivors to get assistance as quickly as possible. 

Other reasons for survivors to visit a recovery center:

  • If you registered with FEMA and haven't heard anything
  • If you registered with FEMA and are awaiting an insurance settlement and have questions or aren't sure what to do next
  • If you received the recertification form for continuing temporary rental assistance and have questions or need help completing it
  • If you need assistance completing other forms such as the SBA loan application 

Although it can be a convenient way to obtain one-on-one help, visiting a center is not a requirement for disaster survivors. 

The toll-free telephone numbers operate 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. EST, seven days a week until further notice.

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.  

Following is a list of centers by borough and county:

Kings

Holy Family R.C. Church

9719 Flatlands Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11236

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 

 

Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Training building

43 Seba Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11229

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Social Security building

 

Gravesend

10 Bouck Court

Brooklyn, NY 11223

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Jewish Community Center

YM-YWHA

3300 Coney Island Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

MCU parking lot

1904 Surf Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11224

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Sheepshead Bay Club

3076 Emmons Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11235.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Nassau

Recreation Center and Ice Arena

700 Magnolia Blvd.

Long Beach, NY 11561

Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Sacred Heart Parish

RR station parking lot

127 Long Beach Rd.

Island Park, NY 11558

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Cedar Creek Park

Merrick Rd. East

Seaford, NY 11783

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Freeport Recreation Center

130 E. Merrick Rd.

Freeport, NY 11520

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Queens

Sands Point Professional Building

230 Beach 102nd St.

Rockaway Park, NY 11694

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Fort Tilden Park

415 State Rd.

Breezy Point, NY 11697

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday

 

Community Church of the Nazarene

1414 Central Ave.

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

American Legion

209 Cross Bay Blvd.

Broad Channel, NY 11693

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

 

Storefront

1001 Beach 20th St.

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Arverne by the Sea

68-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Arverne, NY 11692

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Richmond

Kia in Staten Island

1976 Hylan Blvd.

Staten Island, NY 10306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

 

Suffolk

Lindenhurst Library

1 Lee Ave.

Lindenhurst, NY 11757

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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