With colder weather in the forecast, Nassau County has designated several locations that may be activated as warming centers for residents in need. The following warming center locations will be available to residents during non-holiday hours pending activation:
Cantiague Park Ice Rink (516-571-7056) located at 480 West John St. in Hicksville, will be open Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM, and Saturday – Sunday from 8:00 AM until 7:00 PM.
Christopher Morley Park (516-571-8113) located on Searington Rd. North of the LIE in Roslyn, will be open Monday – Friday from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, and Saturday – Sunday from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.
Grant Park (516-571-7821) located on Broadway & Sheridan Ave in Hewlett, will be open Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM until 11:00 PM, and Saturday – Sunday from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
Nassau County Aquatic Center (516-572-0501) located in Eisenhower Park, Merrick Ave in East Meadow, will be open Monday – Friday from 6:00 AM until 9:00 PM, and Saturday – Sunday from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM.
*Please call warming center(s) before attending*
*Remember to assist neighbors in need of shelter/warmth*
Also available is: WARMBED – NASSAU COUNTY'S EMERGENCY SHELTER RELIEF PROGRAM
This program provides immediate emergency sheltering for homeless individuals and families in Nassau County during the winter months. The program typically operates from the day after Thanksgiving through March 31 of the following year. If winter conditions persist beyond March 31st, the program will continue until warmer weather arrives. During operational hours, employees from WARMBED and the Department of Social Services (DSS) will make appropriate referrals and provide shelter placement.
The Nassau County Winter Homeless Hotline: 1-866-WARMBED (1-866-927-6233) is open and runs seven days a week through March 31.
WARMBED is open seven days a week from 6:00 PM until 8:00 AM. Employees from the Department of Social Services (DSS) will make appropriate referrals and provide shelter placement.