Storm Recovery Information

Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

October 26, 2012

To report downed power lines or power outages:

  • LIPA 1-800-490-0075
  • Freeport Electric 516-378-0146 (Village of Freeport residents)


24-Hour Gas Emergency Service:

  • National Grid 1-800-490-0045


Disaster Recovery Assistance:

  • FEMA 1-800-621-FEMA or
  • FEMA STEP program: 888-684-4267 (Nassau County), 211 (Suffolk County)
  • New York State Department of Financial Services storm hotline (for insurance related questions and concerns) 1-800-339-1759
  • American Red Cross: 516-747-3500
  • DEC spill hotline (to report oil or gas spills or contamination): 1-800-457-7362
  • Small Business Administration Disaster Customer Service Center : 1-800-659-2955


To report price gouging:

  • New York State Attorney General's Office 1-800-771-7755


Local Governments:

  • Nassau County non-emergency hotline: 888-684-4274
  • Nassau County Office of Emergency Management: 516-573-0636
  • Suffolk County non-emergency hotline: 631-852-COPS
  • Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management: 631-852-4900
  • Town of Babylon (general information): 631-957-3000, 631-422-7600 (after hours)
  • Town of Hempstead (general information): 516-489-5000, 516-538-1900 (after hours)
  • Town of Oyster Bay (public information office); 516-624-6380, 516-677-5757 (after hours, emergency operations center)
  • Village of Amityville: 631-264-6000
  • Village of Freeport: (Office of Emergency Management) 516-377-2188
  • Village of Lindenhurst: 631-957-7500
  • Village of Massapequa Park: 516-798-0244


Assistance Centers:

  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Center: Marjorie Post Park (Merrick Road & Unqua Road, Massapequa) 9 am to 7 pm
  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Center: Freeport Recreation Center (130 East Merrick Road, Freeport) 9 am to 9 pm
  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Center: Lindenhurst Library, 1 Lee Avenue, Lindenhurst (9 am to 8 pm).
  • FEMA  Disaster Recovery Center: Nassau Community College: 1 Education Drive, Garden City (8 am to 8 pm)
  • Cedar Creek Park, Merrick Road, Seaford, east of Wantagh Avenue (available services include FEMA, Red Cross food distribution, and private insurance companies): 9 am to 11 pm. 


Mass Transit Information:
  • LIRR 24 hour travel information center: 718-217-5477
  • NYC Transit Travel Information Center: 718-330-1234
  • NICE Bus Travel Information Center: 516-228-4000
  • Suffolk County Transit Information Services: 631-852-5200
  • Information on traffic conditions on New York's major roadways: 511


Other Informational Links:

        American Red Cross

        Empire State Development (Small Business Assistance)

        FEMA disaster assistance


        Nassau County

        National Grid

        Suffolk County

        Town of Babylon

        Town of Hempstead

        Town of Oyster Bay

        US Small Business Administration disaster assistance

        Village of Amityville

        Village of Freeport

        Village of Lindenhurst

        Village of Massapequa Park