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
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.