Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gerritsen Beach Families in Need of Beds

One of the most vital aspects for displaced Gerritsen Beach residents to move back into their homes after being displaced for nearly a month, is to sleep in their own beds.  As with many of our residents, most people’s belongings have been destroyed … Continue reading

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H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 Group Counseling On-Site

Leo Flanagan, a compassionate counselor from H.E.A.R.T. 9/11, will be on-site for FREE counseling.  Please take advantage of his services to discuss any problems, issues, or concerns you might be experiencing! You can attend Leo’s counseling sessions in the bus located at Devon … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless Hurricane Sandy Credit Information

Verizon is offering credit to all those who lost services due to Hurricane Sandy as well as waiving fees associated with equipment replacements. In order to get credited, you must report an issue. If you haven’t done so yet, you can do … Continue reading

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Gerritsen Beach Hurricane Sandy Needs Assessment

This survey has been designed by Gerritsen Beach Cares, Inc. in order to better assist you and the Gerritsen Beach community in the recovery from this natural disaster. We understand that some of this information is sensitive and personal in … Continue reading

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Eileen Fox Assists Gerritsen Beach Residents with Insurance Questions

Fellow #GerritsenBeach resident, Eileen Fox, works for NYS Insurance Fund, which is the organization that regulates the insurance companies and their agents.  Please contact Eileen with any and all questions; she can assist you with your need!  She can be … Continue reading

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Sandy Relief: Freezing Temps tonight, be prepared

Please be aware the temperatures are forecasted to drop tonight into the low 30s/upper 20s – if you have not already done so you should drain your outside hoses, etc so they don’t freeze.  If you don’t have heat in … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

There are several Thanksgiving dinner options available if you’ve been affected by Sandy – please come with your family for a warm dinner!  Plus the Annual Ragamuffin parade is still on today @ 10a starting @ Plumb 2nd & Ave … Continue reading

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Sandy Relief: NYC Rapid Repairs program details

Please read this doc: Rapid Repairs Program Flyer Nov22 it outlines the NYC program and includes FAQs with more details.

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Sandy Relief: National Grid customers affected by Sandy

If you were affected by Sandy, call National Grid @ 877-696-4743 to request a possible $150 credit due to the outages, etc.

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Sandy Relief: Recap from 11/20 Community Meeting

Gerritsen Beach Cares – Sandy Relief Program Community Meeting 11/20/12 Quick Tips Essential: FEMA – 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)  or http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ Get registration number.  You MUST have this number to access other programs including Rapid Response and Red Cross! Rapid Response – call … Continue reading

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