NYS has released funding to provide Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Assistance for Businesses through the Small Business Development Corporations (SBDC). The Stony Brook SBDC was required to place counselors in the Tri-Hamlet Community. Counselor’s will be on site on a full-time basis for up to two years at the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library beginning Saturday 4/27/13. More details to follow soon.
Kerri Rosalia, Library Director.
You may qualify to sign up with a Disaster Case Management program serving the Long Island region. Disaster Case Managers provide individual assistance designed to connect people to and navigate through the various public and private systems that are in place to help resolve your disaster-related unmet needs caused by the hurricane.
See the flyer below for more information.
Disaster Case Management Program Flyer
From the LI Advance: Vision Long Island has arranged a cleanup in Mastic Beach this weekend. Volunteers will meet at St. Andrew’s Church, which is located at 250 Neighborhood Rd., at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, contact Jon Siebert at 631-615-8430.
The Outreach Food Pantry serves the Tri-Hamlet area and is in need of the following: canned Tuna fish, peanut butter and jelly, mayo, olive oil, spaghetti sauce (ragu, prego etc). If you can help with these items it would be greatly appreciated. Outreach is open M-Th 9-1 or drop these items in the collection containers in the vestibule of the church.
January 22, 2013 – Representatives from Suffolk County DSS have informed local community agencies to be alert for possible homeless residents who may need emergency shelter in this frigid weather. If you or someone you know is without shelter tonight for any reason call the DSS Emergency Services Hotline at (631)854-9100 after 4:30 p.m. or on any weekend. You will be provided with:
- Free transportation to the shelter
- Access to free meals
- Safe place for personal belongings
- Warm place to sleep
You can also call (631)852-COPS if you know of anyone who is homeless and may need assistance.
… When: Saturday, January 12th from 10:00am until 2:00pm
Where: Meet up at MBPOA Clubhouse- 31 Neighborhood Rd at Orchid Dr. for supplies and directions – Dress warm
Why: To protect our fragile waterfront eco-system – Storm debris is floating in from out at sea due to the exceptionally high tides and garbage is flooding our storm ravaged streets.
Who: Everybody joining together; You, The Mastic Beach Property Owner’s Association, Osprey Pointe Civic Association, Pattersquash Creek Civic Association, Wm. Floyd Summit,Colonial Youth, The Village of Mastic Beach, Tri-Hamlet Hurricane Relief, Offices of Kate Browning, Dan Panico, Lee Zeldin, Ed Hennesey and Various Long Island Churches and other groups.
Hot drinks, cookies and donuts will be served. Anyone wishing to donate hot food or baked goods or for more information please contact Maura Spery via email at –MBPOA1928@optonline.com
RAIN OR SNOW DATE: Sunday January 13th.