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Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance at Six Locations in Nassau County and New York City Boroughs

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Department Representatives Available to Answer Insurance Questions

Storm Hotline Also Being Staffed to Help Storm Sandy Victims

Albany, NY (December 12, 2012)

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


The Department’s representatives will be available to meet with residents inside the agency’s Mobile Command Center, which will be stationed at these locations:


Nassau County


Thursday, Dec. 13 -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale.




Friday, Dec. 14 -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3047 Emmons Ave., Sheepshead Bay.




Saturday, Dec. 15 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at C-Town/Rockaway Beach Shopping Center, 8715 Rockaway Beach Blvd.


Nassau County


Sunday, Dec 16. – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brach's Five Towns, 11 Lawrence Lane, Lawrence.


Staten Island


Monday, Dec. 17 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Stop & Shop, Great Kills/Eltingville, 4343 Amboy Blvd.




Tuesday, Dec. 18 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Waldbaum’s Grocery, Howard Beach, 15601 Cross Bay Blvd., Jamaica.


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,