Special Needs Shelter

Mobile County has designated Collins-Rhodes Elementary School, 5110 St. Stephens Road, Eight Mile, AL 36613, as a special needs shelter in times of emergency for special needs evacuees and their caretakers.  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.

Read the full article here.

Phone number to call to sign up for a special needs registry

(this does not mean you will have a reservation at the shelter): 479-4900


For additional information online:  www.disasterhelpmobile.com

For other hurricane preparedness tips: www.disasterhelpmobile.com/tips.html

Link to more information about Collins-Rhodes Elementary School (including map):

http://www.homefacts.com/schools/Alabama/Mobile-County/Eight-Mile/Collins-Rhodes-Elem-Sch.html