Emergency Shelter List

This emergency shelter list is for preparation for hurricane season – running from June to November – also is applicable to many other unexpected emergencies. The key to any emergency situation is having an organized plan in advance.

  • Contact Jackson County Red Cross Office at 228-762-2455
  • Contact Jackson County Emergency Management at 228-769-3111
  • Contact Ocean Springs Emergency Management at228-818-4438

There are 3 primary FEMA 361 shelters in Jackson County. Individual shelters will be opened according to needs and circumstances, and announcements will be made accordingly. The maximum capacity for each shelter is 375.

FEMA 361 Shelters In Jackson County, Mississippi

  • East Jackson County
    18413 Highway 613
    Hurley, MS 39555
  • Central Jackson County
    5500 Ballpark Road
    Vancleave, MS 39565
  • West Jackson County
    13000 Walker Road
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Shelter Transportation will be available 36-30 hours before landfall.

Please contact the Jackson County Animal Shelter for information about sheltering pets at 228-497-6350.

Jackson County Animal Shelter Address

4400 Audubon Dr
Gautier, MS 39553