If You Need Help

For our neighbors
For the University community
Government resources

For our neighbors in the local community:

Health & Human Services One-Stop Relief
Tuesday, Nov. 6 - Saturday, Nov. 10, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, at:

Farmingdale State College, SUNY
2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Visitors will have access to food, water, blankets, financial and legal advice, mental health care, Internet capabilities and other services.

Mini vans will make pick-ups for residents on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the following locations:

  • Gemelli’s parking lot on Montauk Highway in Babylon, 10:00-10:15 a.m., 11:30-11:45 a.m., 1:00-1:15 p.m.
  • Amityville High School in Amityville, 10:00-10:15 a.m., 11:30-11:45 a.m., 1:00-1:15 p.m.

Community Resource Database of Long Island:  Searchable database for Long Island resources and live assistance between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. https://211longisland.communityos.org/

WBLI music station contains a frequently updated list of open stores, where to buy ice, food, gas, and cell phone charging stations as well as a complete listing of Sandy Emergency Resources.  www.wbli.com

Hurricane Supply Center is located at 180 Orville Drive Bohemia next to the Bohemia Post Office.
Clothing, blankets, sheets, cleaning supplies, food, baby supplies, hygiene, medical supplies and more are available for anyone in need.


Long Island Cares:  complete list of food pantries and soup kitchens across Long Island

Salvation Army Greater New York Division:  free packaged meals and drinking water in specific locations.  Locations change daily.  Check website or FaceBook page.

Mobile Meals Distribution Centers in Suffolk County

  • Suffolk County Community College-Riverhead
    121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead

  • H. Lee Dennison Building
    100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge

Centers are open 11am for lunch and 4pm for dinner.

Long Island Council of Churches 3 locations, offering food & clothing:

  • 1644 Denton Green
    Hempstead, NY, 11550
    Tel: 516-565-0290
    Fax: 516-565-0291
    Email: licc@optonline.net

  • 407 Osborne Avenue
    Riverhead, NY, 11901
    Tel: 631-727-2210
    Email: liccriverhead@optonline.net

  • 450 N. Main Street
    Freeport, NY 11520
    Tel: 516-868-4989


Look for open gasoline stations at www.gasbuddy.com/sandy/

For an updated list of gas availability at Hess stations go to http://hessexpress.com/fuelinformation


Red Cross Shelters open in Suffolk County:

  • Sachem East High School, 177 Granny Rd., Farmingville
  • Walt Whitman High School, 301 West Hills Rd., Huntington Station
  • Robert Frost Middle School, 450 Half Hollow Rd., Deer Park

See also:

www.nyc.gov/apps/311/ (or call 311)
Red Cross: Nassau County: (516) 747-3500
Red Cross: Suffolk County: (631) 924-6700


The YMCA has opened showers as a courtesy to all community members. NOT all YMCA are currently open. Please call to confirm availability. You must bring a photo ID to shower.

The locations below have been confirmed as open as of 11/1/12:
Brookhaven Roe YMCA
: 155 Buckley Road, Holtsville, 289-4440 .M- TH 6:00am – 8:00pm, Friday 6:00 am to 6:00pm.
Patchogue Family YMCA: 255 Main Street Patchogue, 891-1800. M-F 5:00am – 10:00pm, Sat 6:00am-6:00pm, Sun 7:-00am – 5:00pm
Great South Bay YMCA: 200 West Main Street, Bayshore, 665-4255.


LIPA Storm Center
Report an outage:
(800) 490-0075 or (631) 755-6900
In Case of Emergency

National Grid

Gas Emergencies:
Long Island:
(800) 490-0045
Customer Support
Long Island:
(800) 930-5003 (Tri-state area)
(631) 755-6200
(631) 755-6660

Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA)

Customer Service
(631) 698-9500
Hearing Impaired/TTY
(631) 589-5210
After Hours Emergency
(631) 665-0663
Code Red Emergency Notification System



William J. Brosnan Building at the Northport-East Northport School District, 158 Laurel Ave., Northport
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday
Services: Charging Center

Central Presbyterian Church, 240 Main St., Huntington
Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10 am to 3 pm
Services: Sandwiches, charging stations and Internet access

Temple Beth El, 660 Park Ave., Huntington
Hours: Sundays 2 to 9 pm, Monday to Thursday: 10 am to 9 pm
Services: Warming area, water and charging stations

St. Hugh of Lincoln Roman Catholic Church, New York Avenue at East Ninth Street, Huntington Station
Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday: 1 to 5 pm
Services: Warming center

Light of Salvation Church, 1599 New York Ave., Huntington Station
Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday: 9 am to 1 pm
Services: Warming center and food

Dix Hills Ice Rink at Dix Hills Park, 575 Vanderbilt Pkwy., Dix Hills
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday: 6 am to 10 pm
Services: Free ice skating, coffee and hot chocolate, showers, and charging stations. Snacks can be purchased at the concession stand

Huntington YMCA, 60 Main St., Huntington
Hours: 8 am to 5 pm
Services: Showers and charging stations

Salvation Army East Northport Service Center, 319 Clay Pitts Rd., East Northport
Hours: Seven days a week: 10 am to 8 pm


For members of the Stony Brook community:


Employees and students impacted by the storm may be eligible to apply to the Stony Brook Hardship Fund. Please refer to the Employee Assistance Program website.

Stony Brook Medicine employees who need donations of food and/or clothes can contact Heidi Campani at heidi.campani@stonybrookmedicine.edu or 444-6440.


  • The Student Health Service is open and operating on a normal schedule.
  • The Counseling and Psycholgical Services (CAPS) office is open 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SHOWERS AND USE OF LOCKER ROOMS (bring towels and toiletries)

Campus Recreation Center
Hours:  6:00 a.m. to midnight 7 days per week
Showers & Locker Rooms available
Please note:  Lockers are NOT for overnight use and please bring your ID card

Sports Complex
Hours:  7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Showers & Locker Rooms available

General-use men's and women's locker rooms that are located off of the Pritchard Lobby across from the pool in the Indoor Sports Complex.  Please note:  Lockers are NOT for any overnight locker room use.

Located off of the Pritchard Lobby across from the pool in the Indoor Sports Complex (entrance is off of the patio directly across from the new main entrance to the Rec Center)



  • Market Place Café,  Level 5  Hours  12:00 am to 8:00 pm   7 days a week
  • Skyline Deli, Level 5   Hours 8:00 am to 3:00 pm  Mon- Fri
  • Starbucks 6:00 am to 12:00am  7 days a week   


  • Brook Eatery   Level 2 HSC     7:30 to 3:30 pm  Mon – Fri

West Campus:

Check campus dining website for schedule updates


You must show your Hospital ID Available from November 2 – November 9 at the Chapin Apartments (located diagonally across from the entrance to the ER).  Bring detergent; parking may be limited.


Government Resources

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
(800) 480-2520, 1-800-621-FEMA or www.fema.gov

Affected individuals & businesses in the following New Jersey and New York counties are eligible to apply for disaster assistance at

  • New Jersey: Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, & Union counties
  • New York: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Richmond, Suffolk, & Queens counties


Search for open shelters by texting SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA). Ex: Shelter 01234 (STD rates apply)