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Emergency Shelters

​The following shelters may not all open during a state of emergency. They are opened as needed. If possible, staying with family or friends outside an evacuation zone is your first and best option. Monitor our website, local television stations or call our Emergency Hotline at 311 or 954-831-4000 for actual shelter openings. Emergency shelters are a service of the Broward County Commission and the Broward County School Board.

General Population and Pet-Friendly Shelters​

  1. Arthur Ashe/Rock Island 1701 NW 23rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale 33311 - View Map
  2. Coral Glades High School 2700 Sportsplex Dr,  Coral Springs 33065 - View Map
  3. New Renaissance Middle School 10701 Miramar Blvd.,  Miramar 33025 - View Map
  4. Monarch High School 5050 Wiles Road,  Coconut Creek 33073 - View Map
  5. Everglades High School 17100 SW 48 Court,  Miramar, FL 33027 - View Map - Pet-Friendly Shelter
  6. West Broward High School 500 NW 209 Avenue,  Pembroke Pines, FL 33029 - View Map​
  7. Lyons Creek Middle School 4333 Sol Press Blvd.,  Coconut Creek 33073 - View Map​ - Pet-Friendly Shelter
  8. Pines Middle School 200 NW Douglas Road, Pembroke Pines 33024 - View Map
  9. Orange Brook Elementary School 715 S. 46th Avenue, Hollywood 33021 - View Map
  10. Falcon Cove Middle School 4251 Bonaventure Blvd.,  Weston 33332 - View Map - Pet-Friendly Shelter
  11. Panther Run Elementary School 801 NW 172nd Avenue, Pembroke Pines 33029 - View Map
  12. Parkside Elementary School 10257 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs 33065 - View Map
  13. Park Lakes Elementary School 3925 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes 33319 - View Map​
  14. Silver Lakes Elementary School 2300 SW 173rd Avenue, Miramar 33027 - View Map
  15. Park Trails Elementary School 10700 Trails End Road, Parkland 33076 - View Map
  16. Plantation Elementary School 651 N. W. 42nd Ave.,  Plantation 33317 - View Map
  17. Liberty Elementary School 2450 Banks Road, Margate 33063 - View Map
  18. Beachside Montessori Village Elementary School 2230 Lincoln Street, Hollywood 33020 - View Map​
  19. Dolphin Bay Elementary School 16450 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33027 - View Map
  20. T​radewinds Elementary School 5400 Johnson Road, Coconut Creek 33073 - View Map​
  21. Gator Run Elementary School 1101 Glades Parkway, Weston 33327 - View Map
  22. Coconut Palm Elementary School 13601 Monarch Lakes Blvd, Miramar 33027 - View Map
  23. Coral Cove Elementary School 5100 SW 148th Avenue, Miramar 33027 - View Map
  24. Everglades Elementary School 2900 Bonaventure Blvd, Weston 33331 - View Map
  25. Silver Shores Elementary School 1701 SW 160 Avenue, Miramar 33027 - View Map
  26. Sunset Lakes Elementary School 18400 SW 25th Street, Miramar 33029 - View Map
  27. Manatee Bay Elementary School 19200 Manatee Isles Dr.​, Weston 33332 - View Map
  28. Lakeside Elementary School 900 NW 136th Avenue, Pembroke Pines 33026 - View Map
  29. Pompano Beach High School 600 N.E. 13th Ave.,  Pompano Beach 33060 - View Map
  30. Fox Trail Elementary School 1250 Nob Hill Road,  Davie 33324 - View Map
  31. Silver Palms Elementary School 1209 NW 155th Avenue, Pembroke Pines 33028 - View Map
  32. Watkins Elementary School 3520 S. W. 52nd Ave.,  Pembroke Park 33023 - View Map
  33. Hallandale Elementary School (Gulfstream Academy) 1000 SW 8th Street, Hallandale 33009 - View Map

Emergency Evacuation Map

Plan A Color Code PLAN A Evacuation - Areas east of Intercoastal Waterway Typically a Category 1-2 hurricane
Plan B Color Code PLAN B Evacuation - Areas east of U.S. 1 (Federal Highway)Typically a Category 3 or higher hurricane

View Emergency Evacuation Map​

Persons located in low lying areas or beside tidal bodies of water should seek shelter elsewhere if conditions warrant. ALL mobile home residents must evacuate in PLAN A and PLAN B and may be ordered to evacuate if tropical storm conditions warrant.

Service Animals
Service animals are permitted in General Population Shelters so long as the pet meets the requirements under Federal law. Visit ADA Requirements for Service Animals for additional information. 

Pet-Friendly Shelters

Staying with family, friends or at a pet-friendly hotel outside an evacuation zone should be your first and best option.  Pet-friendly shelter(s) is available on a first-come basis.  Pets accepted include: dogs, cats, domestic birds, rabbits, gerbils, guinea pigs, mice and hamsters.  All pets must be in a carrier/crate and all dogs must have a collar with leash.  Evacuees must show proof of rabies certificate for dogs and cats. Residents should also be prepared to show their pet’s Broward County Registration Tag.  Evacuees should bring necessary care supplies for a week such as, supply of food and water, food/water bowls, cat litter and litter box, medicine, cleaning supplies, etc.  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Up to three pet-friendly shelters may be opened in Broward:

  • ​Everglades High School 17100 SW 48 Court,  Miramar, FL 33027 - View Map 
  • Lyons Creek Middle School 4333 Sol Press Blvd.,  Coconut Creek 33073 - View Map​
  • Falcon Cove Middle School 4251 Bonaventure Blvd.,  Weston 33332 - View Map​