Wildlife Rescue Contacts

Found a sick or injured animal?

Below are some of the wildlife rescue contacts on Long Island. For additional contacts search the NYSDEC Wildlife Rehabilitator database. Contact the appropriate organization and they’ll guide you through what to do!

Photo: Two Ospreys - Barry Udelson

Atlantic Marine Conservation Society, Hampton Bays, NY

New York Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Hotline
(631) 369-9829

AMSEAS Office:
(631) 317 - 0030

AMSEAS is the lead responder for dead marine mammals and sea turtles, entangled sea turtles, and for first response for large whales. AMSEAS has the newest sea turtle critical care facility in New York.

Volunteers for Wildlife

194 Bayville Rd, Locust Valley, NY 11560

(516) 674-0982

Volunteers for Wildlife is located on the grounds of Bailey Arboretum in Locust Valley, New York. Each year, they accept over 2,000 patients to our Wildlife Hospital who are in need of our care. Their patients are comprised of a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, & amphibians native to Long Island.

Turtle Rescue of the Hamptons

111 Manor Ln, Jamesport, NY 11947

(631) 779-3737

Turtle Rescue of the Hamptons, Inc. is located on the North Fork of Long Island that is passionately dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured turtles that are native to New York. They will take ANY injured or sick turtle from the East End of Long Island.

NY Marine Rescue

NY Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Hotline
(631) 369-9829

467 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901

NY Marine Rescue is the lead responder for live seals and small dolphins. They maintain a marine mammal and sea turtle rehabilitation center.

NYC Urban Park Rangers (located in all 5 boroughs)

Contact 311: 311 is available online, by texting 311-692,

or by calling 3-1-1 from within the City or (212) NEW-YORK outside the five boroughs.

TTY service is also available by dialing (212) 504-4115.