Please share with friends the resources available near them!

Places actively supporting Staten Islanders, please note: Different organizations are organizing different services.  Please follow the links to their pages to learn more about them. To add to this list, please post on our Facebook page or email us at treasureyourisland at The goal is to keep a list of on-going services offered in one place. Please be patient with us as we update the best we can. If someone or something is left off, it's not intentional so much as trying to distill a lot of information. Thanks!

FREE Food, Water Distribution Sites
Location 1: FR Cappodano and Hunter Ave.
Location 2: Corner of Mill Road and New Dorp Lane
Staffed by NYC Service volunteers, the Salvation Army, and the National Guard. Afternoons.
These have food baby food formula heat blankets charging stations cases of fresh fruit and canned goods. Each person will be able to take three meals and five bottles of water at these sites.
People should bring their own bags to carry their food and water.

FREE Meals
South Shore: 718-948-7600 must call ahead, free hot meals at Old Bermuda Inn, 301 Veterans Road West  Staten Island, NY 10309
Mon. Nov 5th - Nov. 9th, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm

FREE Supplies
3986 Amboy Road has 100's of bags of clothes, food, baby stuff for anyone to pick up for yourself or to pickup and distribute. You can just go in and get what you need, Hours unknown.

If you know of any Staten Islanders in need of clothing, blankets, and cleaning supplies, please send Senator Andrew Lanza their address along with sizes for clothing. His office is open through the weekend,9-5, for anyone who needs to pick up supplies for themselves or neighbors. 3845 Richmond Ave. back parking lot.

FREE Disaster Assistance Centers
Right now they are operating in temporary locations but they will be in more permanent locations by late next week.  These facilities are being operated by the City’s Human Resources Administration in cooperation with FEMA.  They will be open from 10am to 7pm, seven days/week.
-Parking lot at the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin at Mount Loretto, 6581 Hylan Boulevard
-Miller Field parking lot, 600 New Dorp Lane

Staten Island Physicians Practice, located at 4771 Hylan Blvd. 718-948-8413, will be open 7 days a week from 9 am to 9 pm to help with the medical needs of anyone impacted by the storm

Beacon Health Centers, 2079 Forest Ave Staten Island, NY 10303. (718) 815-6560, will be open for patient care from 10am - 4pm. This is open to the public for any patients from the community.

Basement Flooding Assistance
Contact Andrew Lanza's office for assistance at 718-984-4073 or email

FREE Charge Stations, Calls and Internet
Time Warner Cable will have vans parked at various locations throughout Staten Island today and Monday from 8am to around 8pm. The van will be sharing power for Staten Island residents to charge devices, as well as, acting as a mobile wifi Hot Spot giving people free internet access:
2900 Veterans Road West (Target Shopping Cntr) 
2650 Hylan Blvd (Hylan Plaza) 
1509 Forest Ave (TJ Maxx Shopping Plaza)

Verizon Wireless is providing free device charging, domestic calls, and other services to the general public, regardless of whether they are our customers, at:
Verizon Wireless mobile stores currently located at**:
Staten Island, New York – 2945 Veterans Road West
Sea Girt, New Jersey – 1334 Laurel Avenue
Howell, New Jersey – 4813 US Highway 9
Finally, Verizon Wireless has deployed Mobile W
ireless Emergency Communications Centers, which include computer workstations, wireless phones, tablets and other devices, at the following locations:
Staten Island, New York – NYPD, 489 Midland Avenue
Toms River, New Jersey – High School North, 1221 Old Freehold Road
Toms River, New Jersey – High School East, 1225 Raider Way

FREE Grief Support Groups
Free Children's Bereavement / Art Therapy Groups
St Andrew's Church Hall
4 Arthur Kill Road
Staten Island, NY 10309
For Ages 6-17. The 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month.
Pre-Registration Required. Call Bereavement Director,
Karen L Goldman, LMHC,BCPC at 718-226-6451.

Free Adult Bereavement Support Groups
St Andrew's Church Hall
4 Arthur Kill Road
Staten Island, NY 10309
The 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month.

Facebook Sites and Groups
Sandy Swap Group
Hi everyone! Thought this would be an easier way for people to post what they can donate for those affected by Hurricane Sandy, and for those to post what people need. This way we can keep track of who's doing what. Thanks!
Hurricane Sandy Group
Congressmen Michael Grimm Facebook Page
Senator Andrew Lanza Facebook Page

Useful Links and Information
Hurricane Sandy Helpline for New York State Residents - 1-888-769-7243 / 1-518-485-1159
Hurricane Sandy Hotline Contacts and Numbers -
Contact/Locate Loved Ones -
New York City Office of Emergency Management -
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) -
Google Crisis Map -
Power Outage Information -
Red Cross Shelter Locations -

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