January 25, 2013
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES OFFERING INSURANCE ASSISTANCE IN SUFFOLK COUNTY, NASSAU COUNTY, BROOKLYN AND STATEN ISLAND
Department Representatives Available to Answer Insurance Questions
Storm Hotline Also Being Staffed to Help Storm Sandy Victims
Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced that representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be at locations in Suffolk County, Nassau County, Brooklyn and Staten Island to help homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by Storm Sandy.
The Department's representatives will be available to meet with residents inside the agency's Mobile Command Center, which will be stationed at these locations:
Saturday, Jan. 26 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Highway, Town of Babylon.
Sunday, Jan. 27 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bergen Beach/Mill Basin Shopping Center, 6620 Avenue U.
Monday, Jan. 28 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Waldbaum’s Plaza parking lot, 85 East Park Ave., Long Beach.
Tuesday, Jan. 29 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Social Security Administration, 10 Bouck Ct.
Wednesday, Jan. 30 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Brach's Five Towns, 11 Lawrence Lane, Lawrence.
Thursday, Jan. 31 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lindenhurst Library, 1 Lee Ave., Lindenhurst.
Friday, Feb. 1 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hylan Commons, 2600 Hylan Blvd.
Department representatives will help citizens contact their insurers if they have been unable to do so and answer questions about homeowners', renters' and business owners' insurance coverage.
Citizens unable to go to the Mobile Command Center are encouraged to call the Department's storm hotline (800) 339-1759 which is staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily including weekends. Insurance information is also available on the Department's website, www.dfs.ny.gov.