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Shelters Open During Emergency Situations

Ensure that you have all supplies you will need to last for at least 72 hours.

Items to take to a shelter:

  • Food & Water – Bring snacks, bottled water and non-perishable food.
  • Medications – Bring prescriptions, glasses and contacts and durable medical equipment.
  • Clothing- Bring a complete change of clothes and footwear.
  • Bedding – This include blankets and sleeping bags.
  • Hygiene Items – Bring sanitizer, toothbrush, toothpaste and sanitary items.
  • Important Papers – This includes ID, proof of residency and insurance papers.
  • Cash – This is just in case your debit or credit card is not working.
  • Entertainment Items -This includes puzzles, toys for children and reading material.
  • Miscellaneous – Battery-powered radio, First-Aid Kit, flashlight, Cash

Pet owners going to a pet friendly shelter should bring pet food, medication, crates, collars, leashes and rabies vaccination records. Animal Control staff will be on-site, but owners will be expected to provide daily care for their animals during their stay at the shelter.

College Lakes Recreation Center
4945 Rosehill Road, Fayetteville

Smith Recreation Center
1520 Slater Avenue, Fayetteville 

Kiwanis Recreation Center
352 Devers Street, Fayetteville

Mac B. Williams Middle School
4762 Clinton Road, Fayetteville

Pine Forest Senior High School (Pet friendly shelter)
525 Andrews Road, Fayetteville

71st Senior High School
6764 Raeford Road, Fayetteville

Southview Senior High School (Pet friendly shelter)
4640 Elk Road, Hope Mills 

William T Brown Elementary School
2522 Andrews Church Rd, Spring Lake, NC 28390


Shelter Capacity as of 10 a.m. Sept.24



Current Population 

College Lakes



Kiwanis Recreation Center



Smith Recreation Center




420 170

Emergency Management Coordinator/Fire Marshal
Gene Booth

Contact Us

Law Enforcement Center
131 Dick Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Phone:  910-321-6736
Fax: 910-677-5552

Director: Gene Booth

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