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Mangano: Mega Recovery Center At Cedar Creek Park Welcomes FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is now open at the Hurricane Sandy Mega Recovery Center at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford. The Recovery Center also includes a New York State Department of Financial Services Insurance Resource Center, Red Cross Food and Drink Distribution Center, free showers and a free laundry facility.

FEMA Registration Center:

FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Center at Cedar Creek Park is now open daily from 9am to 7pm. Applicants may go to the Center to receive guidance regarding disaster recovery aid, 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.

INSURANCE RESOURCE CENTER:

The New York State Department of Financial Services is available at Cedar Creek Park daily from 8am to 8pm 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, USAA and more.

RED CROSS FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The Red Cross has opened a meal distribution centers at Cedar Creek Park. Daily meals are served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

FREE LAUNDRY AND SHOWER FACILITIES

Showers, as well as washers and dryers (open 9am – 6pm), are available to residents at Cedar Creek Park. Residents may utilize these facilities free of charge. Free detergent is also available.

CONTACT NUMBERS:

  • 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