Hurricane Dorian Shelters

We are learning about shelters that will be available for those evacuating Hurricane Dorian, we expect this list to grow.

Many of them are anticipating being open through at least Friday evening.


Beaufort County will open a shelter at Washington High School beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 4, 2019. Please remember, to bring necessities for several days stay.

Transportation to the Shelter:

Beaufort County will be providing transportation to the Washington shelter from various parts of the county according to the following information:

Belhaven Food Lion Parking Lot
Thursday 9/5/2019 10:00 a.m. departure time
Thursday 9/5/2019 12:00 p.m. departure time

Aurora Fire Department
Thursday 9/5/2019 10:00 a.m. departure time
Thursday 9/5/2019 12:00 p.m. departure time

Blount’s Creek Fire Department
Thursday 9/5/2019 10:30 a.m. departure time
Thursday 9/5/2019 12:30 p.m. departure time

Chocowinity Food Lion Parking Lot
Thursday 9/5/2019 11:00 a.m. departure time
Thursday 9/5/2019 1:00 p.m. departure time

Special Transportation Needs:

If you have mobility issues and need special transportation assistance, please contact Beaufort Area Transit System (BATS) at (252) 946-5778. We urge you not to delay in scheduling this transportation. Please make arrangements before Thursday morning at 8:00 a.m. with BATS.


Bertie County High School – Opens Sept 5 at 12 p.m.
715 US Highway 13 North
Windsor, NC 27983

Colerain Elementary School – Opens Sept 5 at 12 p.m.
202 North Academy Street
Colerain, NC 27924

West Bertie Elementary School – Opens Sept 5 at 12 p.m.
3734 Governor's Road
Kelford, NC 27847


Newport Middle School
500 E Chatham Street
Newport, NC
** Opening Wednesday at Noon


John A. Holmes High School
600 Woodard St.
Edenton, NC 27932

Chowan Middle School (Pet-Friendly)
2845 Virginia Road
Tyner, NC 27980

** These shelters are opening Thursday at 3 p.m.


**These shelters all open at 4 p.m. Wednesday

Creekside Elementary School
2790 Landscape Drive, New Bern

Ben D. Quinn Elementary School
4275 Doctor M.L.K. Jr. Blvd.
New Bern (pet friendly)

Farm Life Elementary School
2000 Farm Life Ave, Vanceboro

Havelock High School
101 Webb Blvd, Havelock

Evacuees who need transportation to the shelters should call the Craven County Emergency Operations Center at (252)636-6608.


Wallace-Rose Hill High School
602 High School Rd.
Teachey, NC 28464
**Opening Wednesday at 5pm

Beulaville Elementary School
138 Lyman Rd.
Beulaville, NC 28518
**Opening Wednesday at 5pm

North Duplin Elementary School
157 N. Duplin School Rd.
Mt Olive, NC 28365
**Opening Wednesday at 5pm

James Kenan High School
241 NC 24 and 50 Hwy.
Warsaw, NC 28398
**Opening Wednesday at 5pm

Carver Elementary School
700 E. Hamlet Street
Pinetops, NC

Tarboro High School
1400 West Howard Avenue
Tarboro, NC


Gates County High School - Opens 5pm Thursday
88 US Hwy 158
Gatesville, NC 27938


Greene Central High School - Opens at 2:00 p.m. Thursday
140 School Drive
Snow Hill, NC 28580


Northampton County Cultural and Wellness Center
9536 NC Hwy 305
Jackson, NC 27845


A shelter for Lenoir County residents affected by Hurricane Dorian will open at 7 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 5, in the gymnasium at Lenoir Community College, 231 N.C. Hwy 58, Kinston. County residents are asked to bring a form of identification to check into the shelter.


Nash Community College – Opened Sept 4 at 5 p.m.
522 N. Old Carriage Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27802


Pamlico Community College
(Johnson Building)
5049 NC HWY 306 S.
Bayboro, NC 28515
** Opening Wednesday at 8am


Kermit E White Graduate Center – Opens Sept 5 at 8 a.m.
1704 Weeksville Rd.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Perquimans County High School
305 South Edenton Road Street
Hertford, NC


**Opening Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Ayden Middle School
192 W. 3rd St.
Ayden, NC, 28513

E.B. Aycock Middle School
1325 Red Banks Rd
Greenville, NC, 27858

Farmville Middle School
3914 Grimmersburg St.
Farmville, NC, 27828

Hope Middle School
2995 Mills Road
Greenville, NC, 27858

Wellcome Middle School
3101 N. Memorial Dr.
Greenville, NC, 27834


Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex
100 Recreation Ln.
Jacksonville, NC 28546
** Opening Thursday at 7am

Swansboro High School
161 Queens Creek Rd.
Swansboro, NC 28584
** Opening Thursday at 7am

Dixon Middle School
118 Ridge Field Ave.
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
** Opening Thursday at 7am

Richlands High School
8100 Richlands Hwy.
Richlands, NC 28574
** Opening Thursday at 7am


Fike High School - Opens Sept 5 at 10 a.m.
500 Harrison Dr N
Wilson, NC 27893
*This will serve as a last resort shelter because it is a gymnasium. Many are urged to try and seek other options first.