Hurricane Dorian Shelters

Published: Sep. 3, 2019 at 4:48 PM EDT
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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.