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Miami-Dade County opening additional shelters

MIAMI (September 08, 2017)

Miami-Dade County has opened three additional shelters for residents who wish to relocate.  They are:  

Facility Name



Zip Code

Hialeah Gardens Senior

11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd.

Hialeah Gardens


Barbara Goleman Senior

14100 NW 89 Ave.

Miami Lakes


Hialeah Middle School

6027 E 7 Ave.



Miami-Dade County has already opened the following shelters yesterday.

Facility Name



Zip Code

 Miami Carol City Senior

 3301 Miami Gardens Dr.

 Miami Gardens


 Miami Central Senior

 1781 NW 95 St.



 North Miami Senior

 13110 NE 8th Ave.

 North Miami


North Miami Beach Senior

1247 NE 167 St.

North Miami Beach


Any residents evacuating to a shelter need to be bring their own supplies, such as medicine, water, food and bedding for approximately three to five days.

Please be advised the following shelters are at capacity and cannot accept any more evacuees.

Facility Name



Zip Code

Felix Varela Senior

15255 SW 96 St.

West Kendall


TERRA Environmental

 11005 SW 84 St.



Pet Friendly Shelter

10901 Coral Way



South Miami Senior

6856 SW 53 St.

South Miami


Miami-Dade Transit buses will be providing service to shelters until 10:00 p.m. tonight.  To find the nearest bus pick-up location go on-line to or call the 311 Contact Center.

All residents are advised to remain calm and to stay tuned to radio and television broadcasts, as well as the official social media channels for Miami-Dade County for further advisories. As a reminder, shelters are to be a last resort. Those residents who are evacuating should first try to arrange to stay in the homes of friends or family who live outside of evacuation areas.

All residents not located in an evacuation area should complete actions to protect their homes and seek safe shelter.

Miami-Dade County residents needing weather and storm information should monitor radio and television stations.  Residents may access official Miami-Dade County emergency information at, call the 311 Contact Center or follow us @MiamiDadeCounty on Twitter and Facebook.