Shelters for Hurricane Matthew by county

Julia Jenae reports. 10/5/2016

Please note: This list will be updated as more shelters become available. 

Here's what you should bring to a shelter | Red Cross

 

DUVAL COUNTY

The Legends Center (PET-FRIENDLY) is FULL.

  • 5130 Soutel Drive,. Jacksonville, FL 32208
  • Opens at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5

Atlantic Coast High School (PET-FRIENDLY)

  • 9735 R. G. Skinner Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • Opens on Thursday at 10 a.m.

Twin Lakes Elementary School

  • 8000 Point Meadows Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • Opens on Thursday at 10 a.m.

Landmark Middle School (PET-FRIENDLY)

  • 101 Kernan Blvd. North, Jacksonville, FL 32225
  • Opens on Thursday at 10 a.m.

Ocean Way Elementary School

  • 12555 Gillespie Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32218

If transportation is needed, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority is running a normal schedule for bus lines as of Thursday, Oct. 6. 

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ST. JOHNS COUNTY 

Shelters will open at 6 a.m. Thursday 

Pacetti Bay Middle School (SPECIAL NEEDS)  

  • 245 Meadowlark Ln, St Augustine, FL 32092

Timberlin Creek Elementary (PET-FRIENDLY)

  • 555 Pine Tree Ln, St Augustine, FL 32092

Bartram Trail High School (GENERAL POPULATION) 

  • 7399 Longleaf Pine Pkwy, St Johns, FL 32259

Pedro Menendez High School (GENERAL POPULATION) - FULL

  • 600 FL-206, St Augustine, FL 32086

Osceola Elementary School

  • 1605 Osceola Elementary Pkwy

Otis Mason Elementary School

  • 2300 S.R. 207

South Woods Elementary School (PET-FRIENDLY)

  • 4750 FL-206, Elkton, FL 32033

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CLAY COUNTY

Orange Park High School (PET-FRIENDLY)

  • 2300 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL, 32073
  • Opening 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6
  • Pet owners must stay at shelter with pets
  • Bring all necessary supplies to car for your pets

Clay County High School

  • 2025 SR 16
  • Opening at 5 p.m.

Keystone Heights High School (NO PETS)

  • 900 Orchid Avenue, Keystone Heights, FL 32656
  • Opening 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6

Lake Asbury Junior High School (SPECIAL NEEDS)

  • 2851 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
  • Remember to bring extra bedding, special snacks, medications and entertainment items

 

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BRADFORD COUNTY 

Starke Elementary School (SPECIAL NEEDS & PET-FRIENDLY)

  • 1000 Weldon Street, Starke
  • Opens Thursday, October 6 at 5 p.m.
  • General population is welcome

 

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NASSAU COUNTY

General Population Shelters (NO PETS)

Bryceville Elementary School

  • 6504 Church Ave
  • Bryceville, FL 32009

Callahan Intermediate School

  • 34586 Ball Park Rd
  • Callahan, FL 32011

Hilliard Elementary School

  • 27568 Ohio St
  • Hilliard, FL 32045

Pet-friendly Shelter

Callahan Middle School

  • 450121 Old Dixie Hwy
  • Callahan, FL 32011

Special Medical Needs Shelter

Hilliard Middle-Senior High School

  • 1 Flashes Ave
  • Hilliard, FL 32045

There are pickup locations for those without transportation. Here are the places and times:

Fernandina Beach

Harris Teeter Parking Lot

6:30 a.m.     |     7:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m.     |     9:30 a.m.

Ball's Shopping Center

6:45 a.m.     |     7:45 a.m.
8:45 a.m.     |     9:45 a.m.

Atlantic Rec Center

7 a.m.     |     8 a.m.
9 a.m.     |     10 a.m.

Peck Center

7:15 a.m.     |     8:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m.     |     10:15 a.m.

Yulee

Springhill Baptist Church

6:30 a.m.     |     7:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m.     |     9:30 a.m.

Lowe's Parking Lot

6:45 a.m.     |     7:45 a.m.
8:45 a.m.     |     9:45 a.m.

Blackrock Baptist Church

7 a.m.     |     8 a.m.
9 a.m.     |     10 a.m.

Target Shopping Center

7:15 a.m.     |     8:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m.     |     10:15 a.m.

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BAKER COUNTY

Special Needs Shelter: Ed Fraser Hospital, 159 North 3rd Street, Macclenny, FL, Opens at 6 p.m.

General Shelter: Macclenny Elementary School, 1 Wild Kitten Drive, Opens at 6 p.m.

Sandbags available at the City of Macclenny Yard, 714 Hartline Drive, until 7 p.m. on Thursday (limit: 10 per family).

GEORGIA COUNTIES

Shelters open on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. 

LAURENS

West Laurens HS: 3692 Hwy 257; Dexter, Ga 31019
Dublin HS 1127:  Hillcrest Pkwy; Dublin, Ga 31021
East Laurens HS: 920 Hwy 80 E.; East Dublin, Ga 31027

WARE 

Trinity United Methodist Church: 1005 Church St., Waycross, GA 31503
Waycross Middle School: 700 Central Ave., Waycross, GA 31501

TIFT

Tift County Recreation Department: 7140 North Victory Drive Tifton, GA 31794 

Pet-friendly shelter: Tift County Extension Bldg: 1468 Carpenter Rd Tifton, GA 31794

COLQUITT

First Baptist Church: 400 Main Street, Moultrie, GA 31768

LOWNDES

Park Avenue Methodist Church: 100 E. Park Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31602

PEACH

Peach County Fire Station 6: 1770 U.S. Highway 341, Fort Valley, GA
Ft. Valley State University: 1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, GA 31030

BIBB

Macon City Auditorium: 415 1st St, Macon, GA 31201
Centreplex Coliseum: 
200 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA 31217
Hephzibah Children's Home: 6601 Zebulon Rd., Macon, GA 31220

GLYNN

The following Red Cross shelters are currently open:

• Hephzibah Children’s Home, 6601 Zebulon Rd., Macon, GA
• First Baptist Church, 400 Main St., Moultrie, GA
• Swainsboro Rec. Dept., 632 McLeod Bridge Rd., Swainsboro, GA
• Park Avenue Methodist Church, 100 E. Park Ave., Valdosta, GA
• Peach County Fire Station 6, 1770 U S Hwy. 341, Fort Valley, GA
• Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, 1330 Monte Sano Ave., Augusta, GA

HOUSTON

* Horses ONLY* 60 Stalls: Georgia National Fairgrounds, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069

SUMTER
Animal Shelter: Sumter County Humane Society, 108 Industrial Blvd, Americus, GA 31719

Residents who need to participate in the Need-a-Ride program will be taken to the nearest available Red Cross shelter. Pick up will begin on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 9 a.m. 

PICK-UP LOCATIONS: 

Loading begins on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 9 a.m. Buses will depart at noon or when full. 

Lanier Plaza (PET-FRIENDLY): 1919 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, GA 31520
Harris Teeter Shopping Center: 600 Sea Island Rd Suite 23 St. Simons, GA 31522 US
Glynn Place Mall: Mall Blvd., Brunswick, GA
United Pentecostal Church: 5608 New Jesup Highway, Brunswick, GA
Mary Ross Park: 1500 Bay Street, Brunswick, GA
Bay Harbor Church of God: 3210 Highway 82, Brunswick, GA

For those living in Glynn County and do not have a means to get to a Need-a-Ride pick up location, they can call the following numbers.

Glynn County residents who need to be picked up can call Coastal Regional Coaches at 912-437-0830. You will need to instruct the driver the pickup location where you would like to be taken. Brunswick residents can call 912-267-5559. 

 


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