Special Needs Shelter

Mobile County has designated Burns Middle School as a special needs shelter in times of emergency for special needs evacuees and their caretakers.

Special Needs Shelter Location

Burns Middle School
6175 Girby Rd
Mobile, AL 36693

Families are urged to create their emergency evacuation plan well in advance, as only a limited number of people can stay at this shelter. People who may qualify to stay in a special needs shelter include those on ventilators and those requiring use of a lift chair.


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To sign up for the special needs registry call: (251) 479-4900

(Important: This sign-up does not mean you will have a reservation at the shelter.)


For more information or to register online, visit Disaster Help Mobile.