Hurricane Sandy Relief Resources

In our efforts to assist local communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, we have compiled a listing of available resources throughout the five boroughs.If your organization is providing resources or services that we can post, please send us an email.  (Example: clothing, food, counseling, shelter, childcare, showers, internet access, medical supplies, etc.)

 

Citywide

Daytime Warming Centers – UPDATED
Click here for a full list of centers:

Overnight Warm Shelters – UPDATED

Bus pickups are available 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Monday. 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 Highland Avenue between 160th and 161st Streets

BUS PICKUP
Waldbaum’s, 112-15 Beach Channel Drive near Wainwright Court and Beach 116th Street
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
Free Showers/Cell Phone Charging
New York Sports Clubs: (Located throughout the tri-state area).
Phone: Click here for locations and contact numbers

Information: NYSC asks that non-members bring a towel. Also, some location may be closed due to the Hurricane. Please call (if possible) to ensure availability.

 

Brooklyn

Emergency Shelters

 

Brooklyn Tech High School
29 Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn
Special Medical Needs Only

Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School
5800 20th Avenue, Brooklyn
All populations

John Jay High School
237 7th Avenue, Brooklyn
All populations

Park Slope Armory
361 15th Street, Brooklyn
Special Medical Needs Only

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center
MCU Park, 1904 Surf Avenue
Time: 8am – 5pm
Phone:  Call FEMA directly — 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or log on to or disasterassistance.gov.

Additional Information: The centers are there solely to provide an opportunity for face-to-face interaction with FEMA officials who can help devastated homeowners, renters and business owners get the process started to obtain low-interest federal loans.

 

Food, Blanket, and Water Distribution Sites – UPDATED

Location(s): Coney Island: Surf Island Playground – West 25th Street & Surf Avenue; Red Hook: Coffey Park – 85 Richards Street between King & Verona Streets; Corner of Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue

Additional Information: Additional Information:  They will be open on Monday, November 5th from 12pm-4pm

 

Food Drives – UPDATED
Food Drive for Hurricane Sandy Survivors – CROWN HEIGHTS
Sponsors:  State Senator Eric Adams and Assembly Member Alec Brook-Krasny
***Non-Perishable Food Products may be dropped off as follows:
Monday – Thursday, 11am – 6pm
Friday, 11am – 5pm
Saturday, 12noon – 3pm
1669 Bedford Ave. at Montgomery St.
Contact:(718)284.4700

Concord Baptist Church – BEDFORD-STUYVESANT
***Coats, Blankets, Jackets, Gloves, Hats, Scarves and Socks may be dropped off as follows:
Sunday and Monday,  9am – 6pm
Tuesday – Thursday, 9am – 9pm
833 Gardner C. Taylor Blvd. (Marcy Ave. at Putnam Ave. and Madison St.)
Contact: (718)622-1818/19

Annual Community Food Drive – CLINTON HILL
Sponsors:  Ms. Olanike Alabi, 57th A.D. Democratic Organization, Clinton Hill AARP – Chapter 2197
DC37, UFT, 1199SEIU (List In Formation)
***Non-Perishable and canned goods will be collected in support of the Food Pantry sponsored by the
Hanson Place Seventh Day Adventist Church in Fort Greene
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Teen Challenge Center
444 Clinton Ave.
Contact: 718.398-0750

Bronx

Emergency Shelters
Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx
All populations

FEMA Disaster Recovery CenterUPDATED

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

Open 10am-5pm

Phone:  Call FEMA directly — 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or log on to or disasterassistance.gov.
Additional Information: The centers are there solely to provide an opportunity for face-to-face interaction with FEMA officials who can help devastated homeowners, renters and business owners get the process started to obtain low-interest federal loans.

Manhattan

Cell Phone Recharging Centers/Stations
Time Warner Mobile Station

Location(s): 7th Ave/Greenwich Ave; 23rd/Broadway & Bayard/Mott Sts

Additional Information:  These are mobile charging stations.

 

Emergency Shelters
George Washington HS
549 Audubon Avenue, New York
All populations

High School of Graphic Arts
439 West 49th Street, New York
All populations

Hunter College
Hunter College
695 Park Avenue, New York
All populations

John Jay College
445 West 59th Street, New York
Special Medical Needs Only

Seward Park High School
350 Grand Street, New York
Evacuation Center Only
Food, Blanket and Water Distribution SitesUPDATED

 

Location(s): 419 West 17th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues Manhattan; Pitt Street and East Houston Street
Additional Information:  They will be open on Monday, November 5th from 12pm-4pm

 

Free Showers/Cell Phone Charging
Halevy Life: 802 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10065 (between 61st & 62nd Sts);

Phone: (212) 233-0633

Information:  Please call (if possible) to ensure availability

 

Queens

Cell Phone Recharging Centers/Stations
Time Warner Cable Store, Queens Center Mall, 9015 Queens Boulevard, New York, NY 11373

Phone: (718) 888-9687

Additional Information:  Stores have charging and internet stations
Emergency Shelters

 

Hillcrest High School

160-05 Highland Avenue, Queens
All populations
Queens College

65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing
All populations

York College
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
All populations

FEMA Disaster Recovery CenterUPDATED

 

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

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

Open 10 AM – 5 PM

Phone:  Call FEMA directly — 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or log on to or disasterassistance.gov.
Additional Information: The centers are there solely to provide an opportunity for face-to-face interaction with FEMA officials who can help devastated homeowners, renters and business owners get the process started to obtain low-interest federal loans.
Food, Blanket, and Water Distribution Sites – UPDATED
Location(s): Rockaways: Conch Playground – Beach Channel Drive and Beach 49th Street; Hammel Playground – 84th Street & Rockaway Beach Boulevard; Red Fern House Playground – Redfern Avenue & Beach 12th Street;  Beach 41st Street Houses at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 40th Street; St. Francis De Sales Parish (129-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 129th Street)
Additional Information: They will be open on Monday, November 5th from 12pm-4pm

 

Staten Island

Cell Phone Recharging Centers/Stations
Time Warner Cable Store, 2845 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: (718) 816-8686
Additional Information:  Stores have charging and internet stations

 

Emergency Shelters
Susan Wagner High School
1200 Manor Road
All populations

Tottenville High School
100 Luten Avenue
All populations
FEMA Disaster Recovery Center
Miller Field:  Staten Island, NY (at New Dorp Lane and Mill Road); Mount Loretto at 6581 Hylan Blvd. at Sharrotts Road
Phone: Call FEMA directly — 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or log on to or disasterassistance.gov
Additional Information: The centers are there solely to provide an opportunity for face-to-face interaction with FEMA officials who can help devastated homeowners, renters and business owners get the process started to obtain low-interest federal loans.

 

Food, Blanket, and Water Distribution Site
Location(s): Parking Lot – corner of Mill Road & New Dorp Lane; Father Capodanno Boulevard and Hunter Avenue
Additional Information: They will be open on Monday, November 5th from 12pm-4pm
Free Showers
Broadway YMCA: 651 Broadway, Staten Island, NY 10310

Phone: (718) 981-4933
Additional Information: In order to help ensure safety and help manage the need, local residents are being asked to call ahead (if possible) before going; and to have proper ID to gain access.  Please call to verify hours of operation.  This service is available to local Staten Island residents only.
Supply Drop-Off
Rab’s Country Lanes: 1600 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10305

Phone: (718) 979-1600
Additional Information:  If your organization would like to help distribute collected supplies to affected families, please contact Rab’s for more information.
Substance Abuse Counseling Services/Outpatient Treatment
YMCA Counseling Service, 285 Vanderbilt Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10304

Phone: (718) 981-4382
Additional Information:  Groups will be held at 2:30pm daily and individual sessions as needed.

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