The Lakeview Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency response services for Lakeview and parts of West…More Hempstead and Rockville Centre. Originally, this station was known as Company 1, and was one of two stations covering this area. In 1993, Company 2, which was located on Hempstead Gardens Drive, closed its station and the two units merged to form the Lakeview Fire Department.
The department is comprised entirely of volunteers who reside within the communities they serve. These individuals are all CPR certified and have completed training at the fire academy and in the field. The department's fleet of engines and trucks also includes an ambulance which is operated by trained EMTs and firefighters.
The department holds fire safety programs at local schools and street fairs, and invites youth groups to tour the station. Starting in 2011, the station will be holding blood drives.
Robert Van Cott American Legion Post 1139 734 Woodfield Rd, West Hempstead, NY11552 The Robert Van Cott American Legion Post 1139, which is located near the Lakeview train station, was constructed in…More 1955. The post serves as a meeting place for members who provide support services for active and retired servicemen. The building is also available for private parties.
The Church of the Good Shepherd 732 Donlon Pl, West Hempstead, NY11552 The Church of the Good Shepherd is a United Methodist congregation that was founded in 1924. Its current home, located…More across from the Lakeview train station, was constructed 1949. The close-knit faith community opens its doors to people of all backgrounds. Its regular Sunday worship services incorporate music, Bible readings and participation from the parishioners. In addition to a music ministry, the church also has a Sunday School, a weekly Bible study group and a clothing ministry, which distributes clothing to those in need from 10am to 2pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.