Hurricane Ida Impact and Resources
Hurricane Ida had a significant impact on our community. This page provides information for those seeking assistance as a result of this storm’s impact.
Visit Westchester County Resources for information from Westchester County Executive
Governor’s Relief and Response Resources
An Online Resource Hub established by the Governor’s Office lists resources that can help with clean-up and restoration efforts. Additional Information on Available Assistance Programs, FEMA, and on Accessing Shelter and Food can also be found at this website.
in response to the unprecedented storm on Wednesday, the City of New York has opened up service centers in every borough. Service centers will provide in-person assistance to anyone affected by the storm, including providing emergency food, housing, mental health services, and any referrals that people may need. You can walk in with no appointment. Service centers are located at:
- Brooklyn – 71 Sullivan St., Brooklyn
- Queens – 4602 47th Ave., Queens
- Manhattan – 215 W 114th St., Manhattan
- Bronx – 2365 Waterbury Ave., Bronx
NYS and NYC officials are currently working with FEMA representatives to identify and determine eligibility for locations eligible for Individual Assistance (IA) funding. You might not be able to complete an application until after Labor Day, but please keep an eye on this website https://www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362. In the meantime, be sure to document any potential damage.
NYS Department of Financial Services (DFS) is setting up an Insurance Center in Brooklyn: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Lobby, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY Open: Sat Sept 4-Sat Sept 11th, 9am-5pm (including Labor Day)
NYC Post-Storm Resources
New York City has compiled an additional list of post-storm resources that includes post-loss insurance tips for businesses, food and housing assistance, short-term emergency pet boarding, and assistance with replacing lost or damaged documents like your IDNYC. You can find that here: https://portal.311.nyc.gov . Please also carefully read the recommended steps for properly disinfecting and cleaning up your home after a flood, including this guideline from NYC Emergency Management.
To report a power outage or to file a power outage claim to be reimbursed for spoiled food, please use this visit: https://portal.311.nyc.gov.
Private Property Damage
To report private property damage, including automobile damage and water damage, you can file a claim with the City Comptroller’s Office here. Please note that claims must be filed within 90 days of the incident. For any damage claims caused by Hurricane Ida, all claims must be filed by November 30, 2021.
Visit Construction Alerts (westchestergov.com) for updated information on road closures and delays.
Visit www.westchestergov.com/beelinebus for bus schedules and service alerts.
Note that as of September 9, 2021, road work on Grasslands Road between Legion Drive and Virginia Road is resulting in travel delays to the Valhalla Campus.