Environmental Telephone Hotlines
for the Vicinity of Suffolk County and Long Island, NY

(Updated September 2015)


Enforcement Hotlines Wildlife Hotlines
Spills Reporting Environment Related Health Hotlines


Enforcement Hotlines
 

Subject
Hotline
Coverage
Sponsor
Further Info
Emergency
911
All areas, including Suffolk County
24 hours / 7 days
Suffolk County Police Department (in Suffolk)
This is the ONLY number to use when police or other emergency help is needed.
Non Emergency Police Number
1-631-852-COPS
Suffolk County
24 hours / 7 days
Suffolk County Police Department 
See County Executive's Press Release
(6/5/06)
Suffolk County Sheriff's Department Non-Emergency
1-877-BARRENS
Suffolk County
24 hours / 7 days
Suffolk County Sheriff's Department
See description here.
Arson Hotline
1-631-654-1211
Suffolk County, NY
9 am to 12 midnight /
7 days
Suffolk County Police Department Arson Task Force
 
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers (any type of crime)
1-800-220-TIPS
Suffolk County, NY
24 hours / 7 days
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers
 
Turn in Poachers and Polluters Hotline
1-800-TIPP-DEC
New York Statewide
24 hours / 7 days
NY State Department of Environmental Conservation
www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dle/tippinfo.htm
Animal Cruelty
1-631-382-SPCA
Suffolk County
24 hours / 7 days
Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals
www.suffolkspca.org

Spills Reporting
 
Subject
Hotline
Coverage
Sponsor
Further Info
Spills Hotline
1-800-457-7362
New York Statewide
24 hours / 7 days
NY State Department of Environmental Conservation
www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/spills/

Wildlife Hotlines
 
Subject
Hotline
Coverage
Sponsor
Further Info
Asian Longhorned Beetle Sighting Reports
1-800-554-4501
Extension 72087
New York Statewide
Time ?
NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets
www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/ep/alb/
Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Hotline
1-631-369-9829
New York Statewide
24 hours / 7 days
Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation
www.riverheadfoundation.org
NYS DEC Region 1 Wildlife Office
(for wildlife rehabilitators and rescuers)
1-631-444-0310
DEC Region 1 -
Nassau and Suffolk Counties
Mon - Fri, 9 am - 12
and 1 - 4 pm
NY State Department of Environmental Conservation
www.dec.state.ny.us/website/
dfwmr/wildlife/ifyoucar.html
Wildlife Info, Rescue and Rehabilitation
1-631-423-0982
Long Island (including Nassau, Suffolk)
Time ?
Volunteers for Wildlife
www.volunteersforwildlife.org
Wildlife Info, Rescue and Rehabilitation
1-631-287-5428
East End of Long Island
Time ?
Heart of the Wild
Call number at left.
Wildlife Info, Rescue and Rehabilitation
1-631-283-5845
East End of Long Island
Time ?
North Sea Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
Call number at left.
Wildlife Info, Rescue and Rehabilitation
1-631-736-8207
Long Island ?
24 hours / 7 days
STAR (Save the Animals Rescue) Foundation
Call number at left.
Wildlife Info, Rescue and Rehabilitation
1-631-728-WILD
East End of Long Island
24 hours / 7 days
Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons
Call number at left.
Located at Munn's Pond,
Sears Bellows County Park,
Hampton Bays.

Environment Related Health and Safety Hotlines
 
Subject
Hotline
Coverage
Sponsor
Further Info
Lyme Disease
1-631-444-TICK
No restrictions
Mon - Fri, 9 am - 5 pm
State University of NY at Stony Brook Medical Center - Lyme Disease Center
 
New York City & Long Island One Call Center
(Call Before You Dig)
1-800-272-4480
New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties
24 hours / 7 days
NYC & LI One Call / Dig Safely, Inc.
www.nycli1calldsi.com
West Nile Virus reports of dead birds
1-866-537-BIRD
New York Statewide
Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4 pm
NYS Department of Health - Center for Environmental Health Information Line
www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/westnile/index.htm
Poison and Drug Center, including poisonous plants.
1-800-222-1222
Long Island
24 hours / 7 days
Long Island Regional Poison & Drug Information Center at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola
www.nyhealth.gov/nysdoh/poisoncontrol/centers.htm