With treacherous precipitation and frigid temperatures impacting the region, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced the following Warming Centers will be open on Thursday:
• Marjorie Post Park Ice Rink (Skate House) – Unqua & Merrick Roads, Massapequa
• Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center – 1001 Stewart Avenue – Bethpage
Both facilities will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday.
Supervisor Saladino reminds residents that individuals without shelter are urged to contact the Department of Social Services, which has activated its Winter Sheltering Program – known as WARMBED – at (516) 227-8519 (during daytime hours). Between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. residents should dial the WARMBED Hotline at 1-866-927-6233.
If residents are out of home heating fuel or in need of an emergency burner repair, please call the Department of Social Services Home Energy Assistance Program at (516) 227-7605 between 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. to find out if you qualify for the HEAP program.