National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD): https://www.nvoad.org/howtohelp/current-responses/
Real-time traffic closures on a map: https://www.511ny.org/#TransitRegion-8
Power outages 1-800-490-0075 or text OUT to PSEGLI
Long Island Railroad Service Alerts: http://www.mta.info/lirr
NICE Bus Service Alerts: http://nicebus.com/Passenger-Information/Service-Alerts.aspx
Suffolk County Transit Service Alerts: http://sct-bus.org/
The Nassau County Winter Homeless Hotline – 1-866-WARMBED – is open and runs seven days a week through March 31st, 2019. Between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday thru Thursday, and Friday from 6:00 p.m. thru Monday at 8:00 a.m., employees from the Department of Social Services (DSS) will make appropriate referrals and provide shelter placement. Between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, call the Department of Social Services at 516-227-8519. Nassau County Department of Social Services after office hours 516-573-8626.
If you are homeless and in need of shelter –call the Suffolk County Department of Social Services Temporary Housing Assistance Unit from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday to Friday at 631-854-9547 or go to the nearest Suffolk County Department of Social Services (DSS), as early as possible, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. If a person experiences a housing crisis after 4:30 p.m. during the week, anytime during the weekend, or during a Holiday, call the DSS Emergency Services Unit at 631-845-9100.
If a person is ineligible for DSS services, please call Long Island Coalition for the Homeless at 631-464-4314.