November 27, 2012
Albany, NY

Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance at Howard Beach in Queens

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Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be available in Howard Beach in Queens 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 St. Helens Church at 157-10 83rd Street in Howard Beach from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28.


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,