Area Shelters

  • The nearest shelter may not be open

    Not all shelters are open at the same time. Check local media or call the West Palm Beach Emergency Management at (561) 822-2222 or visit

  • Register in advance

    If you require a special needs shelter for medical, or other reasons, you must register with Palm Beach County at (561) 712-6400.

  • What to bring:

    • Photo Identification
    • Change of clothes
    • Toilet articles
    • Bedding
    • Pillows
    • Medication
    • Special dietary foods
    • Games for children
    • Flashlights
    • Battery powered radio

  • Where to go:

    Visit the Locations page for shelter locations.

  • Do not bring pets

    They are not allowed in Red Cross Shelters.