here the list – Telemundo New York (47)

NEW YORK – Governor Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday the opening of two new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Nassau and Suffolk counties that will provide information, assistance and aid to New Yorkers affected by the storms and flooding caused by the wreckage. Hurricane Ida. Now the state has 8 centers in total in the areas under the Declaration of Major Disaster.

These in-person locations will have recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration to answer questions and provide information on the types of federal assistance for which homeowners, renters, and business owners qualify to pursue the Major Disaster Declaration signed by President Biden on September 5.

Both Nassau County and Suffolk County were recently approved to be added to the Major Disaster Declaration for both individual and public Assistance. Staff from state agencies such as the Department of Financial Services, the Department of Health, the Office of Temporary Assistance and Disability Assistance, the Office of Children and Family Services, and the Department of Labor will be stationed within the DRCs to connect the affected citizens with state programs or services that may be available to assist them in their recovery.

“Long Island homeowners, renters and business owners who were victims of flooding and storm-related damage can now visit these sites in person and access numerous resources at the state and federal level to help them recover and rebuild,” he said Governor Hochul. “I am grateful for the support of FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and her team on the ground who continue to work with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services to open these critical Disaster Recovery Centers and begin the recovery process for the survivors”.

These are the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) on Long Island:

  • Nassau County:
    • Hours: Open from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.
    • Lugar: Michael J. Tully Park Physical Activity Center – 1801 Evergreen Ave, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
  • Suffolk County;
    • Hours: Open from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.
    • Location: Rose Caracappa Senior Center – 739 NY -25A, Mt Sinai, NY 11768
    • The Suffolk County DRC will operate a mobile center prior to moving to its fixed location.


  • Medgar Evers College – 231 Crown Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225
  • Queens College, Student Union – 152-45 Melbourne Ave, Flushing, NY 11367
  • Hostos Community College – 450 Grand Concourse, E. Building C, Bronx, NY 10451
  • Grinton I. Will Library – 1500 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY 10710
  • Mamaroneck Village Court Clerk – 169 Mount Pleasant Ave, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
  • College of Staten Island, Gymnasium Building R1 – 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314

Governor Hochul previously announced the launch of the new online resource center for affected New Yorkers, available at

The center provides information on available assistance programs and where to find services such as shelter and access to food. Information on the site will be updated as more resources become available to New Yorkers.

Those who wish to access resources remotely can also register with FEMA using the FEMA application, online at or by calling 800-621-3362. People who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 800-462-7585 directly.

Those using 711 or the video relay service can call 800-621-3362. These toll-free numbers are open from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm (local time) seven days a week until further notice.

Operators are multilingual and those using a relay service such as a videophone, InnoCaption, or CapTel must update FEMA with their specific number assigned to that service. If you need language accommodations or a disability, please notify the operator.

For information on more resources related to Ida in the tri-state area visit our Guide here.



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