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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — With Hurricane Matthew nearing Florida’s east coast, shelters remain open to accept anyone who would prefer to spend it in a designated hurricane shelter.

For Miami-Dade County residents planning on going to a shelter, the following locations are open:

  • Michael M. Krop Senior
    1410 NE 215 Street
    North Miami-Dade, 33179
  • Booker T. Washington Senior
    1200 NW 6 Ave.
    City of Miami, 33136
  • Robert Morgan Senior
    18180 SW 122 Avenue
    Miami, 33177

The shelters listed above do not allow pets. Pet owners may take their pets to the following pet-friendly shelter:

  • Darwin Fuchs Pavilion
    10901 SW 24th St.
    Miami, FL 33165

Click here for the latest evacuation information for Miami-Dade County. 

As for Broward County, the general population shelters that anybody can go to are the following:

  • Lyons Creek Middle School
    4333 Sol Press Blvd.
    Coconut Creek, FL 33073
  • Coral Glades High School
    2700 Sportsplex Dr.
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
  • Rock Island Elementary/
    Arthur Ashe Middle School
    1701 N.W. 23rd Ave.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
  • Fox Trail Elementary School
    1250 Nob Hill Rd.
    Davie, FL 33324
  • Everglades High School
    17100 SW 52 Ave.
    Miramar, FL 33027
  • Falcon Cove Middle School
    4251 Bonaventure Blvd.
    Weston, FL 33332
  • New Renaissance Middle School
    10701 Miramar Blvd.
    Miramar, FL 33025

Pets are not allowed in those general population shelters but for those wanting to go to a pet-friendly shelter, you can call the Humane  Society of Broward to register for the following shelter:

  • Millennium Middle School
    5803 NW 94th Ave.
    Tamarac, FL 33321

As of Thursday morning, all special needs shelters for adults and children were closed and not accepting anyone else. For more information call (954) 713- 3100 or call 311.

Click here for the latest info on all the shelters open in Broward County. 

As for those in Palm Beach County, the following shelters are open to the public:

  • Atlantic High School

2455 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33445

  • Boynton Beach High School

4975 Park Ridge Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33426

  • Lakeshore Middle School

425 W Canal St N, Belle Glade, FL 33430

  • Forest Hill High School

6901 Parker Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

  • Pahokee Middle School

900 Larrimore Road

  • Palm Beach Central High School

8499 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington, FL 33411

  • Palm Beach Gardens High School

4245 Holly Dr, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

  • Park Vista High School

7900 Jog Rd, Lake Worth, FL 33467

A pet-friendly shelter is located at West Boynton Recreation Center, 6000 Northtree Blvd., Lake Worth.

Click here for the latest shelter information for Palm Beach County. 


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