SUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

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The Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management will provide instructions and Information for Suffolk County Residents on this web page as needed during Significant Emergency Events


Click here for telephone numbers and websites that can be useful in an emergency

Preparedness Information

Winter Weather
Flood Awareness
Hurricane Planning and Preparation
Build a Kit
Make a Plan
Be Informed
Shelters
Evacuating yourself and your family
Warning Systems and Signals: Ways to Stay Informed
Recovering from a disaster.

Emergency Sheltering:

If you are homeless and in need of shelter – Please call the Suffolk County Department of Social Services Temporary Housing Assistance Unit from 8am – 4pm, Monday to Friday at 631 854-9517
(After 4:30 PM & Weekends, Holidays), please call SC DSS Emergency Services Unit at: (631) 854-9100

Heating Emergencies (Fuel & Repair):

If you are out of home heating fuel or in need of an emergency burner repair Please call the Suffolk County Department of Social Services Home Energy Assistance Program, 8am-4pm - Monday to Friday, at (631) 853-8820. (After 4:30 PM & Weekends, Holidays), please call the Suffolk County Department of Social Services Emergency Services Unit at (631) 854-9100.

In person Shelter Assistance is available at the following Service Centers from 8am – 3pm, Monday to Friday:

Riverhead Center
893 E. Main Street  Riverhead, New York 11901-2542
Telephone: (631) 852-3500
Fax: (631) 852-3505  Click here to go to the Riverhead Center page.

Coram Center
80 Middle Country Road
Coram, New York 11727
Telephone: (631) 854-2300
Fax (631) 854-2123
Click here to go to the Coram Center page.

Smithtown Center
200 Wireless Boulevard 
Hauppauge, New York 11788
Telephone: (631) 853-8714 
Fax: (631) 853-8842
Click here to go to the Smithtown Center page.


South West Center

2 South 2nd Street
Deer Park, New York 11729
Telephone: (631) 854-6600
Fax: (631) 854-6672
Click here to go to the South West Center page.

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  • OEM - Office of Emergency Management

    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates the county’s response to natural or man made disasters. OEM personnel are responsible for the operations of the county’s Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and work with local, state, and federal officials in shelter management, planning, resource management, and radiological response coordination.

    How to Report an Emergency

    For fire and medical emergencies, please dial 911. If you believe that you have been exposed to biological, chemical or radiological agent, or if you believe an intentional threat will occur please contact local emergency responders by calling 911.

    How to Get More Information During and After an Emergency

    To get more information during and after an emergency, listen to your local television and radio broadcasts. If needed, contact local authorities such as the police, emergency management office, or health department. Please do not call a 911 or other emergency telephone line unless you need assistance with an immediate physical or medical emergency.

    Click here for Warning Systems and Signals

    Recovering from a Disaster

    Recovering from a disaster is usually a gradual process. Safety is a primary issue, as are mental and physical well-being. If assistance is available, knowing how to access it makes the process faster and less stressful. This section offers some general advice on steps to take after disaster strikes in order to begin getting your home, your community and your life back to normal.

    Click here to learn more.

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    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates the county's response to natural or man made disasters. OEM personnel are responsible for the operations of the county's Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and work with local, state, and federal officials in shelter management, planning, resource management, and radiological response coordination.

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    CONTACT US

    Steve Bellone
    COUNTY EXECUTIVE

    Joseph F. Williams
    COMMISSIONER

    John G. Jordan Sr.
    DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

    Ed Schneyer
    Director of the Office of Emergency Management

    PO BOX 127
    YAPHANK, NY
    11980-0127
    MAIN 631-852-4900
    FAX 631-852-4922
    SCDFRES@SuffolkCountyny.gov