November 29, 2012
Albany, NY

Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance at Five Locations in New York City and Long Island

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Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be at five locations in New York City and Long Island to offer help to homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by Storm Sandy.

 

The Departments representatives will be available to meet with residents inside the agencys Mobile Command Center, which will be stationed at these locations:

Suffolk County

 

Friday, Nov. 30 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lindenhurst Library, 1 Lee Ave. in Lindenhurst.

 

Queens

 

Saturday, Dec. 1 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fort Tilden Park, 1-119 Rockaway Point Blvd. in Breezy Point.

 

Brooklyn

 

Sunday, Dec. 2 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Coffey Park Redhook, 85 Richards St.

 

Monday, Dec. 3 and Tuesday, Dec. 4 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 2109 Gerritsen Ave. in Gerritsen Beach.

 

Staten Island

 

Wednesday, Dec. 5 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hurricane Relief Event at 4212 Hylan Blvd.

 

Department representatives will help citizens contact their insurers if they have been unable to do so and answer questions about homeowners, renters and business owners insurance coverage.

 

Citizens unable to go to the Mobile Command Center are encouraged to call the Department's storm hotline (800) 339-1759 which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Insurance information is also available on the Department's website, www.dfs.ny.gov.

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