Hurricane Sandy Resources

November 5, 2012

We at Citymeals have compiled a special directory of resources to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Below you will find assistance centers, and ways to volunteer.

 


To Find Volunteer Opportunities in NYC

 

Disaster Assistance Resource Center

http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/dasc.html

 

Updated: 11/4/2012 at 12:40 PM

 

The Mayor’s Office and Human Resources Administration (HRA) have set up full-service sites with information about applying for emergency social and economic assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is available to help homeowners apply for loans. Additional sites will be added as information becomes available. If you have problems accessing this list, please call 311.

 

Location

Borough

Time

MCU Park parking lot at 1904 Surf Avenue in Coney Island

Brooklyn

Open 8 AM – 5 PM

Edgewater Firehouse Parking Lot, 1 Adee Place between 9th Avenue and Edge Street

Bronx

Open 10 AM – 5 PM

Fort Tilden Park at Beach Channel Boulevard - Western-most Parking Lot

Queens

Open 10 AM – 5 PM

Waldbaum’s 112-15 Beach Channel Drive between Beach 65th and Beach 66th Streets

Queens

Open 10 AM – 5 PM

Mount Loretto at 6581 Hylan Blvd. at Sharrotts Road

Staten Island

Open 10 AM – 5 PM

Miller Field at 600 New Dorp. Lane at Weed Avenue

Staten Island

Open 10 AM – 5 PM

 

 

Food, Blanket, and Water Distribution Locations

http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/foodandwater.html

As of 11/03/12 at 10:00 a.m.

Additional sites will be added as information becomes available. Times for distribution this weekend will also be added shortly. Please check back for updates.

Location

Borough

Sunday Time

Redfern Playground between Beach 12th Street and Redfern Avenue

Queens

1pm-5pm

Hammel Playground between Beach 84th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Queens

1pm-5pm

Highland Place between Rockaway Point Boulevard and East Market Street

Queens

1pm-5pm

St. Francis De Sales Parish (129-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 129th Street)

Queens

1pm-5pm

Beach 44th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Queens

1pm-5pm

Corner of Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue

Brooklyn

1pm-5pm

West 25th Street and Surf Avenue

Brooklyn

1pm-5pm

Coffey Park (85 Richards Street between King and Verona Streets)

Brooklyn

1pm-5pm

419 West 17th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues

Manhattan

1pm-5pm

Pitt Street and East Houston Street

Manhattan

1pm-5pm

Corner of Mill Road and New Dorp Lane

Staten Island

1pm-5pm

Father Capodanno Boulevard and Hunter Avenue

Staten Island

1pm-5pm

 

Warming Centers (Daytime)

http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/warming_ctr.html

 

Updated: 11/3/2012 at 12:42 AM

With the drop in temperatures this weekend, the City is providing warming center in the five boroughs for a place to get out of the cold. Please see times and locations below.

Program

Address

Borough

Weekend Hours

BRONX HOUSE SENIOR CENTER

990 PELHAM PARKWAY SOUTH

Bronx

Saturday 9-5

RAIN Boston East

3450 Boston Road

Bronx

Saturday 9-5

RIVERDALE Y SENIOR CENTER

5625 ARLINGTON AVE

Bronx

Sunday 9-5

COUNCIL CENTER FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

1001 Quentin Road

Brooklyn

Sunday 9-3

LENOX HILL INNOVATIVE SENIOR CENTER

343 EAST 7OTH STREET

Manhattan

Sat and Sun 9-5

LENOX HILL ST. PETER'S

619 LEXINGTON AVE.

Manhattan

Saturday 9-5

STANLEY ISAACS SENIOR CENTER

415 E 93RD ST

Manhattan

Saturday 9-3

YMYWHA INNOVATIVE SENIOR CENTER

54 NAGEL AVENUE

Manhattan

Sunday 9-5

PROJECT FIND WOODSTOCK SENIOR CENTER

127 W 43RD ST 

Manhattan

Sat and Sun 9-5

ALPHA PHI ALPHA SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

220-01 LINDEN BLVD

Queens

Saturday 9-5

CCNS BAYSIDE SENIOR CENTER

221-15 HORACE HARDING Expressway

Queens

Saturday 11-5

RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CENTER

59-14 70TH AVE

Queens

Saturday 10-3

SELFHELP BEN ROSENTHAL ISC

45-25 KISSENA BLVD.

Queens

Saturday 8:30-5:00

SENIOR GUILD LUNCHEON PROGRAM

120 ANDERSON AVE

SI

Sat and Sun, 9-6

 

 

Overnight Warming Center Locations and Bus Pickups

http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/overnight_shelter.html

Updated: 11/4/2012 at 1:10 PM

Bus pickups are available 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Sunday. Please check back for additional updates.

MANHATTAN

WARM SHELTER
George Washington High School, 549 Audubon Avenue between Fort George Avenue and West 193rd Street

BUS PICKUP
Seward Park High School, 350 Grand Street between Ludlow and Essex Streets

QUEENS

WARM SHELTER
Hillcrest High School, 160-05 Hillcrest Avenue between 160th and 161st Streets

BUS PICKUP
Waldbaum's, 122-15 Beach Channel Drive between Beach 65th and Beach 66th Place
Fort Tilden Park at Beach Channel Boulevard

BROOKLYN

WARM SHELTER
John Jay High School, 237 Seventh Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets

BUS PICKUP
MCU Park Parking Lot, 1904 Surf Avenue at West 17th Street

STATEN ISLAND

WARM SHELTER
Tottenville High School, 100 Luten Avenue between Deisius and Billiou Streets

BUS PICK UP
Miller Field, 600 New Dorp Lane at Weed Avenue
Mount Loretto, 6581 Hylan Boulevard at Sharrotts Road

 

Consolidated Shelters

http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/hurricane_shelters.html

As recovery efforts continue, we have consolidated Hurricane Sandy public shelters. Please see the current list of shelters below. If you have problems accessing this list, please call 311.

Borough

Location Name

Address

Population Served

Bronx

Lehman College

250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Bronx, NY 10458

All pops

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Tech HS

29 Fort Greene Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Special Medical Needs Only

Brooklyn

FDR HS

5800 20 Av, Brooklyn, NY 11204

All pops

Brooklyn

John Jay HS

237 7 Av, Brooklyn, NY 11215

All pops

Brooklyn

Park Slope Armory 

361 15 St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Special Medical Needs Only

Manhattan

G. Washington HS

549 Audubon Av, New York, NY 10040

All pops

Manhattan

HS of Graphic Arts

439 W 49 St, New York, NY 10019

All pops

Manhattan

Hunter College

695 Park Av, New York, NY 10065

All pops

Manhattan

John Jay College

445 W 59 St, New York, NY 10019

Special Medical Needs Only

Manhattan 

Seward Park HS

350 Grand St, New York, NY 10002

Evacuation Center Only

Queens

Hillcrest HS

160-05 Highland Av, Jamaica, NY 11432

All pops

Queens

Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367

All pops

Queens

York College 

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451

All pops

Staten Island

Susan Wagner HS

1200 Manor Rd, Staten Island, NY 10314

All pops

Staten Island

Tottenville HS

100 Luten Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312

All pops