Special needs shelters (all counties); Pre-registration required
Updated On: Feb 16 2012 01:30:30 PM EST
Some shelters are wheelchair accessible. For other special needs there are five shelters available, but they require pre-registration.
For specific information on shelters for special needs residents click on the links below:
If you need assistance with daily activities due to a disability, or if you need medical equipment that requires electricity, you must pre-register for a special needs evacuation center placement as soon as possible.
(305) 273-6790, TDD (305)468-5402
Palm Beach County:
Hearing Impaired Services:
TDD 305 668 3323
ESRD Network of Florida(Network 7) (813) 251-8686or (800) 826-3773
When you register you willbe assigned to a shelter.Be mindful that notevery shelter is open duringevery evacuation. Local 10News and JustNews.com will keepyou informed of evacuations, butyou should check to besure your specific shelter isopen.