Kirsten Gillibrand United States Senator for New York

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Hurricane Sandy

Below is a list of resources to help provide temporary relief to you and your family. Senator Gillibrand’s staff is ready to assist you with your ongoing disaster related needs.

Click here for a guidebook that outlines available disaster assistance programs across the federal government, along with other resources that can help in the recovery effort.   

Shelters:

For a list of Red Cross shelters in your area, please refer to the Red Cross shelter locator.

Home Energy Assistance:

Below is a list of contact information for electric utilities companies across the state. If you are unable to contact your energy company, please contact the New York State Public Service Commission at (800) 342-3377.

Central Hudson Gas & Electric: To report outages & receive updates, call (845) 452-2700 or visit: http://www.centralhudson.com/about_us/news/october25_12.html

ConEdison: To report outages & receive updates, call (800) 75-CONED or visit: https://apps1.coned.com/csol/reportoutage.asp

National Grid: To report outages & receive updates, visit: https://www1.nationalgridus.com/HowtoReportOutage

NYSEG: To report outages & receive updates, call (800) 572-1131 or visit: http://ebiz1.nyseg.com/cusweb/outagenotification.aspx
 
Orange & Rockland: To report outages & receive updates, call (877) 434-4100 or visit: https://apps2.coned.com/oronline/outage/electricoutage.aspx
 
RG&E: To report outages & receive updates, call (800) 743-1701 or visit: http://ebiz1.rge.com/cusweb/outagenotification.aspx

Long Island Power Authority: To report power outages & receive updates, please call (800) 490-0075 or visit: http://www.lipower.org/stormcenter/report.html\
 

General Hurricane Updates & Information:

For storm tracking, visit: www.weather.gov

For emergency preparedness tips, visit: www.ready.gov

For regular updates from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), read FEMA’s blog.