August 27, 2011
Albany, NY

Letter to New Yorkers: Emergency Shelter Locations on Long Island

TOP Letter to New Yorkers: Emergency Shelter...

With Hurricane Irene moving quickly towards New York, Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency and has activated all levels of state government to prepare for any situation that may be caused by the storm.

As the state prepares, Governor Cuomo wants all Long Island residents to know where they may find shelters in their local counties.

Nassau County

Nassau County currently has opened three public shelter locations:

  • Nassau Community College, 1 Education Drive, Garden City
  • SUNY Farmingdale, 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale
  • Locust Valley High School, 99 Horse Hollow Road.
  • At 7:00 PM tonight, additional shelters will open at:

    • North Shore High School, 450 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Head
    • Garden City High School, 170 Rockaway Avenue, Garden City
    • John F Kennedy High School, 50 Kennedy Drive, Plainview
    • New Hyde Park High School, 500 Leonard Blvd., New Hyde Park
    • Glen Cove High School, 150 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove
    • Sewanhaka High School, 500 Tulip Avenue, Floral Park
    • Plainview Middle School, 121 Central Park Road, Plainview
    • Great Neck North High School, 350 Polo Road, Great Neck
    • South High School, 341 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
    • Farmingdale High School, 150 Lincoln Street, Farmingdale
    • Manhasset High School, 200 Memorial Place, Manhasset
    • Division Avenue High School, 120 Division Avenue , Levittown
    • SUNY Old Westbury, 223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
    • Paul Schreiber High School, 101 Campus Drive, Port Washington
    • Weldon Howitt Middle School, Van Cott Avenue, Farmingdale
    • Westbury High School, 1 Post Road, Old Westbury
    • Mineola High School, 10 Armstrong Road, Garden City Park
    • Wantagh High School, 3297 Beltagh Avenue, Wantagh (Open at 3:00 PM Saturday)
    • Gerald Claps Career and Tech Center, 150 Abbey Lane, Levittown
    • Hicksville High School, 180 Division Avenue, Hicksville
    • CW Post College, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookvile (Open at 12:00 PM Saturday)
    • McKenna Elementary School, 210 Spruce Street, Massapequa Park
    Specialty shelters for residents with pets, include:

    • Town of North Hempstead Shelter, 50 Marino Avenue, Port Washington (Now Open)
    • Bidaewee of Wantagh, 3300 Beltagh Avenue, Wantagh (Open at 1:00 PM Saturday)
    • Mitchell Parks Field House (1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale (Open at 12:00 PM Saturday)
      For more information about Nassau county shelters and emergency services, please visit:

        Suffolk County
          Suffolk County currently has opened two public shelter locations:
          • Longwood High School, 100 Longwood Road, Middle Island
          • Brentwood High School, 2 Sixth Avenue, Brentwood

          A special needs shelter for residents who require medical assistance is now open at:

          • Hampton Bays Senior Center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays
            At 7:00 PM tonight, additional shelters will open at:

          • North Babylon High School, 1 Phelps Lane, North Babylon
          • Robert Frost Middle School, 450 Half Hollow Road, Deer Park
          • Eastport/South Manor Jr/Sr High School 543 Moriches Middle Island, Manorville
          • Sachem East High School, 177 Granny Road, Farmingville
          • Walt Whitman High School, 301 West Hills Road, Huntington Station
          • Riverhead High School and Middle School, 600 Harrison Ave, Riverhead
          • East Hampton High School, 2 Long Lane, East Hampton
          • Hampton Bays High School, 88 Argonne Road, Hampton Bays
          • Oysterponds School, 23405 Main Rd, Orient
          • Greenport School, 720 Front St, Greenport
          • Southold School, 420 Oaklawn Av, Southold
          • Cutchogue East School, 34900 Main Rd, Cutchogue
          • Mattituck High School, 15125 Main Rd, Mattituck
          • Fisher's Island School, Greenwood St., Fishers Island

          Specialty shelters for residents with pets, include:

          • Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus, Woodland Building 121 Speonk-Riverhead Rd.
          • Brentwood Recreation Center located, 89 Third Ave, Brentwood

          For more information about Suffolk county shelters and emergency services, please visit.

          As the Governor readies the state, New Yorkers should personally prepare for serious storm conditions.Click here to visit the Governors website, where you can find safety tips, the latest information on the hurricane, and links to critical services.