Finding shelter is critical in times of disaster. Shelter outside of the hazard area could include staying with family or friends, seeking a hotel room, or staying in a mass shelter. The following resources can help you find emergency shelter.
Find a Safe Place to Go
Visit a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to talk with someone in person for guidance or information. To find a center near you, use the DRC Locator or text DRC and your zip code to 4FEMA (43362). Example: DRC 01234. (Standard text message rates apply.)
Search for open shelters near you by texting SHELTER and your zip code to 4FEMA (43362). Example: Shelter 01234. (Standard text message rates apply.)
Housing and Homeless Services - Enter your zip code to find your nearest Salvation Army. (The Salvation Army)
FEMA Evacuee Hotel List - Find a hotel participating in the Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) Program. (Corporate Lodging Consultants)
FEMA Housing Portal - Locate rental properties identified by federal agencies if you need a place to live after a disaster. (FEMA)
Last Updated: 12/18/2014