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The following is a list of the American Red Cross Hurricane Shelter locations throughout Palm Beach County. Some of these shelters may not be open during a hurricane. Please stay tuned to local broadcast media prior to a storm to get information on which of these shelters are open. The Red Cross encourages those who plan to stay in a Red Cross evacuation shelter to bring the following items for each member of their family:
Emergency Shelter
  • Prescription and emergency medication
  • Extra clothing
  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • Personal hygiene supplies
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Small board games
  • Books
  • Speciality snacks and juices for those with dietary restrictions
  • Basic snacks
  • Baby food and formula
  • Diapers
  • Beach chair or camp chair
  • Identification - including license and FP&L or other utility bill
  • Insurance papers
  • Other comfort items

You may not bring illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, any weapons or pets into the shelter. SHELTERS: All Available Shelters are Closed unless otherwise noted.

Shelters for the 2012 Hurricane Season:

    Have your hurricane supplies pre-packed and your car filled with fuel, ready to evacuate.

    NORTH AREA:
    Jupiter to Riviera Beach

    Independence Middle School
    4001 Greenway Drive
    Jupiter, 33458

    Palm Beach Gardens High School
    4245 Holly Drive
    Palm Beach Gardens, 34410

    Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School
    1501 Avenue U
    Riviera Beach, 33404

    CENTRAL AREA:
    West Palm Beach, Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, Loxahatchee

    Seminole Ridge High School
    4601 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road
    Loxahatchee, 33470

    West Gate Elementary School
    1545 Loxahatchee Drive
    West Palm Beach, 33406

    Forest Hill High School
    6901 Parker Avenue
    West Palm Beach, 33405

    Palm Beach Central High School
    8499 Forest Hill Boulevard
    Wellington, 33413

    John I. Leonard High School
    4701 10th Avenue North
    Greenacres, 33463

    SOUTH AREA:
    Boynton Beach, Delray Beach to Boca Raton

    Park Vista High School
    7900 Jog Road
    Boynton Beach, 33427

    Boynton Beach High School
    4975 Park Ridge Boulevard
    Boynton Beach, 33436

    Atlantic Community High School
    2455 West Atlantic Avenue
    Delray Beach, 33445

    Boca Raton High School
    1501 NW 15th Court
    Boca Raton, 33486

    West Boca Raton High School
    12811 Glades Road
    Boca Raton, 33428

    WEST AREA:
    Belle Glade, South Bay, Pahokee, Canal Pointe

    Lake Shore Middle School
    425 West Canal Street
    Belle Glade, 33430

    Pahokee Middle School
    850 Larrimore Road
    Pahokee, 33476

    Cold Weather Shelters for the 2012 - 2013 Winter Season:

    EASTERN COMMUNITIES - Residents seeking refuge from the cold should contact:

  • Palm Beach County Crisis Line - Dial 211 or call toll free (866) 882-2991

  • Palm Beach County Emergency Management - (561) 712-6400 or (561) 712-6428
  • To access cold weather shelter transportation pick up information in a pdf format please click here:

  • Shelter Pickup Sites Adobe PDF Document
  • Shelter Pickup Location Map Adobe PDF Document
 

GLADES REGION COMMUNITIES - Residents seeking refuge from the cold should contact:

Palm Beach County Crisis Line - Dial 211 or call toll free (866) 882-2991

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office - (561) 996-1670

To access the 2011 Shelter listings in a pdf format please click here: