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Open Shelters Across North Carolina

Please bring the following to shelters:

  • Medications labeled with your name and dosing information (Glucometers, Insulin-Cooler to store, Nebulizers, Oxygen and Oxygen Machines, equipment, etc.)
  • Bedding (sleeping bags, blankets, pillows)
  • Canned food (Can Opener) and ready-made snacks, (NO HOME COOKED FOOD)
  • Caregivers should accompany any individuals requiring extra supports under normal conditions.

Additional Items to Bring to Shelters:

  • Personal Medicines/ Medical Supplies/ Bottled Water
  • Ready to Use Baby Formula/Milk.
  • Diapers/Wipes
  • Toilet Paper
  • Feminine Products/ Flashlight/ Batteries
  • Soap (liquid)
  • Paper Towels
  • Tissue/ Toothbrush/Toothpaste/ Brush/Comb/Pillow/Blanket
  • 2-3 Days Change of Clothes/ Dentures/Dental Adhesive /Glasses/Contacts
  • Hearing Aids/ Radio
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Air Mattress/Sleeping Bag/ Reading Material/Games
  • Important papers, driver’s license, identification.

Alamance County:

  • The Lamb's Chapel
    415 Roxoboro Rd.; Open
    New River, NC 28450

Bertie County:

  • Bertie County Middle School
    652 US 13N; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.
    Windsor, NC 27983
  • Colerain Elementary School
    202 North Academy Street; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.
    Colerain, NC 27924
  • West Bertie Elementary School
    3734 Governors Rd.; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.
    Kelford, NC 27847

Beaufort County:

  • Washington High School
    400 Slatestone Rd, Open
    Washington, NC 27889

Bladen County:

  • West Bladen High (Medical Needs and pet-friendly)
    1600 NC 410 Hwy.; Opens Wednesday Sept. 12 at 12 noon
    Bladenboro, NC 28320
  • East Bladen High
    5600 NC 87 Hwy.; Opens Wednesday Sept. 12 at 12 noon
    Elizabethtown, NC 28337
  • Bladen Lakes School
    9554 Johnsontown Road; Opens Wednesday Sept. 12 at 12 noon
    Elizabethtown, NC 28337
  • East Arcadia School
    21451 NC Hwy 87 East; Opens Wednesday Sept. 12 at 12 noon
    Riegelwood, NC 28456
  • Elizabethtown Middle School
    1496 US-701; Opens Thursday Sept 13. at 2pm
    Elizabethtown, NC 28337

Brunswick County:

  • South Brunswick High School
    280 Cougar Rd.; Opening date/time - To Be Determined
    Southport, NC 28461
  • North Brunswick High School
    114 Scorpion Dr NE; Opening date/time - To Be Determined
    Leland, NC 28451
  • West Brunswick High School
    550 Whiteville Rd NW; Opening date/time - To Be Determined
    Shallotte, NC 28470

Chatham County:

  • Chatham Middle School
    2025 S 2nd Avenue Ext.; Opens Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.
    Siler City, NC 27344
  • Northwood High School
    310 Northwood High School Rd.; Opens Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.
    Pittsboro, NC 27312

Craven County:

  • Havelock High School
    101 Webb Blvd.; Opening date/time - To Be Determined
    Havelock, NC 28352
  • Brinson Elementary School
    319 Neuse Forest Ave.; Opening date/time - To Be Determined
    New Bern, NC 28560
  • Benn Quinn Elementary School *Pet Friendly*
    4275 Martin Luther King Blvd.; Opening date/time - To Be Determined
    New Bern, NC 28562
  • Farm Life Elementary School
    2000 Farm Life Ave.; Opening date/time - To Be Determined
    Vanceboro, NC 28586

Cumberland County: Opening additional shelters Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 3 p.m.

  • National Guard Armory
    3555 Owen Dr.; Open
    Fayetteville, NC 28306

Durham County:

  • Hillside High School
    3727 Fayetteville Rd.; Opening Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m.
    Durham, NC 27707
  • Bahama Ruritan Club
    8202 Stagville Rd; Opening Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m.
    Bahama, NC 27503

Franklin County:

  • National Guard Armory
    200 S Bickett Blvd; Open
    Louisburg, NC 27549

Halifax County:

  • National Guard Armory
    1300 Junior High School Rd.; Open
    Scotland Neck, NC 27847

Johnston County:

  • North Johnston Middle School; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8 pm
    435 Oil Company Rd.
    Micro, NC 27555
  • Benson Middle School; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8 pm
    1600 North Wall St.
    Benson, NC 27504
  • West Johnston High School (Pet-Friendly) ; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8 pm
    3935 Raleigh Rd.
    Benson, NC 27504

Lee County:

  • National Guard Armory
    2214 Nash St.; Open
    Sanford, NC 27331
    (Designated for coastal evacuees)

Lenoir County: Opening three shelters on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 a.m. (Locations to be provided)

Martin County: Opening shelters on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.

Mecklenburg County: Opening five shelters Wednesday, Sept. 12. Two will open at 8 a.m., followed by two more at 12 noon, and the last one at 4 p.m.

Moore County: 

  • Agricultural Building; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 5 p.m.
    707 Pinehurst Ave.
    Carthage, NC 28327

Nash County:

  • Englewood Baptist Church; Open
    1350 S Winstead Ave.
    Rocky Mount, NC 27803
  • Nash Central High School  Pet friendly
    4279 Nash Central High Rd.; Opening Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m.
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Southern Nash High School
    6446 Southern Nash High Rd.
    Bailey, NC 27807

New Hanover County:

  • Trask Middle School; Open
    2900 N College Rd.
    Wilmington, NC 28405

Onslow County: Opening two shelters on Wednesday, Sept. 12

Pamlico County:

  • Pamlico Community College
    5049 NC 306 Highway South; Opening Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.
    Grantsboro, NC 28529

Pasquotank County:

  • Kermit E White Center
    1704 Weeksville Rd.; Opening Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.
    Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Pender County: 

  • Topsail Elementary School
    17385 US-17; Open
    Hampstead, NC 28443
  • Cape Fear Middle School
    1886 NC-133; Open
    Rocky Point, NC 28457
  • Malpass Corners Elementary School
    4992 Malpass Corner Rd.; Open
    Burgaw, NC 28425
  • Burgaw Middle School pet friendly
    500 S Wright St. Open
    Burgaw, NC 28425

Pitt County: Opening five shelters on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 5 p.m. Additionally anticipate opening a Special Needs shelter for Pitt residents at the same time.

Robeson County: All shelters open on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 8am

  • Lumberton High School
    3901 Fayetteville Road
    Lumberton, NC 28358
  • Purnell Sweet High School
    11344 Deep Branch Road
    Maxton, NC 28364
  • St. Pauls High School
    648 N. Old Stage Road
    St. Pauls, NC 28384
  • Fairmont Middle School
    402 Iona Street
    Fairmont, NC 28340

Sampson County:

  • Clinton High School; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 1 pm
    340 Indian Town Rd.
    Clinton, NC 28328
  • Union Elementary School; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 1 pm
    10400 Taylors Bridge Highway
    Clinton, NC 28328
  • Hobbton Middle School; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 1 pm
    12081 Hobbton Highway
    Newton Grove, NC 28366
  • Midway High School; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 1 pm
    15274 Spivey’s Corner Highway
    Dunn, NC 28366
  • Lakewood High School; Opens Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 1 pm
    245 Lakewood School Rd.
    Salemburg, NC 28385

Scotland County:

  • County High School
    Opening Thursday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m.
  • National Guard Armory
    1520 South Main St.; Open
    Laurinburg, NC 28352

Wake County:

  • Knightdale High School; Open
    100 Bryan Chalk Ln.
    Knightdale, NC 27545

Wilson County:

  • Fike High School
    500 Harrison Dr N; Opening Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m.
    Wilson, NC 27893