List of Shelters

2017 List of Approved Emergency Shelters

The public is hereby informed that under Part IV Section 10 of the Disaster Preparedness and Response Act No. 4 of 2006, the following are designated as Emergency Shelters:

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LIST OF HURRICANE SHELTERS FOR NEW PROVIDENCE

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. New Dimensions Ministries

Joe Farrington Road

100

  1. Epiphany Anglican Church

Prince Charles Drive

150-200

  1. Epworth Hall/Ebenezer Methodist (Physically Disabled/Homeless only)

Shirley Street

100

  1. Holy Cross Anglican Church

Highbury Park off Soldier Rd

100-200

  1. Kemp Road Ministries

Kemp Road

150

  1. Pilgrim Baptist Church

St. James Road

100

  1. Salvation Army

Mackey Street

50-75

  1. St. Mary’s Hall/St. Augustine College

Bernard Road

200

  1. Agape Full Gospel Baptist Church

Kennedy Subdivision

150

  1. Golden Gates World Outreach    Ministries

Carmichael Road

200

  1. New Bethlehem Baptist Church

Independence Drive

100

  1. Southwest Cathedral Church of God

Carmichael Road

300

  1. Church of God of Prophecy

East Street

400

  1. Ebenezer Mission Baptist Church

St. Charles Vincent Street

100

  1. Salvation Army

Meadow Street

25

  1. St. Barnabas Anglican Parish Church

Wulff & Baillou Hill Road

150-200

  1. Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

Farrington Road

50

  1. Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled (for BAPD only)

Dolphin Drive

25

  1. Church of God of Prophecy

Gambier Village

25

  1. New Providence Community Centre

Blake Road

250

  1. Calvary Haitian Baptist Church

West Avenue

100

  1. Hillview Seventh Day Adventist Church

Harold Road

200-250

  1. St. John’s Native Baptist Church

Meeting Street

150-200

  1. Church of God Auditorium (for Sandilands only)

Joe Farrington Road

1500

 

LIST OF HURRICANE SHELTERS FOR THE FAMILY ISLANDS 

 

ABACO

SOUTH ABACO

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Soul Seeking Ministry

Moore’s Island

100

  1. Moore’s Island All Aged School

Moore’s Island

260

  1. *Sandy Point Community Centre

Earnest Dean Highway

300

  1. Crossing Rocks Primary School

Crossing Rocks

30

  1. Assemblies of God Church

Cherokee Sound

36

*  Special Needs Shelter

 

NORTH ABACO

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Amy Roberts Primary School

Green Turtle Cay

35

  1. *Faith Walk Church of God (Community Centre)

Cooper’s Town

100

  1. Fox Town Primary

 Fox Town

60

  1. Grand Cay All Age School

Grand Cay

30

  1. Shiloh Baptist Church

Grand Cay

75

*  Special Needs Shelter

 

CENTRAL ABACO

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. *Central Abaco Primary School

Dundas Town

600

  1. Abaco Central High School

Murphy Town

240

  1. Man-O-War Public School

Man-O-War Cay

40

  1. Guana Cay All Age School

Guana Cay

30

  1. Hope Town Primary School

Hope Town

15

*  Special Needs Shelter

 

THE CENTRAL & SOUTHERN BAHAMAS

 

NORTH ANDROS DISTRICT

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Nicholl’s Town Primary School

Nicholl’s Town

40

  1. Church of Christ

Nicholl’s Town

50

  1. Church of God of Prophecy

Conch Sound

70

  1. Pleasant View Assemblies of God

South Mastic Point

70-80

  1. First Baptist Church

San Andros

70

  1. B. A. Newton Primary

Red Bays

60

  1. Administration Building (Command Centre)

Nicholl’s Town

60

 

CENTRAL ANDROS DISTRICT

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Church of God

Cargill Creek

70

  1. Pentecostal Church

Bowen Sound

50

  1. Catholic Church

Fresh Creek

80

  1. Voice of Deliverance

Calabash Bay

50

  1. Mount Sinai Baptist Church

Calabash Bay

70

  1. Mount Ethel Baptist Church

Love Hill

60

  1. New Highway Pentecostal Church

Blanket Sound

30

 

SOUTH ANDROS DISTRICT

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Deep Creek Primary School

Deep Creek

70

  1. High Rock Primary School

The Bluff

50

  1. Long Bay Cays Pre-school

Long Bay Cay

80

  1. St. Paul’s Baptist Church

Black Point

50

 

MANGROVE CAY DISTRICT

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Mangrove Cay High School

Swains

100

  1. Burnt Rock Primary

Burnt Rock

75

 

BERRY ISLANDS DISTRICT

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Church of God of Prophecy

Great Harbour Cay

40

 

CAT ISLAND

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. St. Andrews Anglican Church

Arthur’s Town

20

  1. Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

New Bight

48

  1. Zion Baptist Church

McQueen’s

25

  1. St. Mark’s Anglican Church

Port Howe

50

  1. Seventh Day Adventist Church

Dumfries

40

  1. Lovely Zion Baptist Church

The Bluff

30

  1. Zion Baptist Church

Old Bight

55

  1. Mt. Sinai

New Bight

45

 

CROOKED ISLAND/LONG CAY

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Ezekiel Thompson Hall

Cabbage Hill, Crooked Island

60-70

  1. Church of God of Prophecy

Cripple Hill, Crooked Island

60-70

  1. Deleveaux’s Residence

Major’s Cay, Crooked Island

50

  1. Collie’s Duplex

Albert Town, Long Cay

22

  1. Command Centre
  2. Ulric H. Ferguson Primary (Capacity for Additional Residents)

Cabbage Hill, Crooked Island

60

 

NORTH ELEUTHERA 

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Wesley Methodist Church

Lower Bogue

150

  1. Mission Church of God

Upper Bogue

350

  1. Peoples Haitian Baptist Church

The Bluff

150

  1. John Wesley Methodist Church Hall

The Bluff

100

 

CENTRAL ELEUTHERA

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Governor’s Harbour Primary

Governor’s Harbour

60

  1. Camp Symonette

James Cistern

80-100

  1. St. Mark’s Native Baptist

Hatchet Bay

80-100

  1. The Salvation Army

Palmetto Point

60-80

  1. Church of the Nazarene

Palmetto Point

80-100

 

SOUTH ELEUTHERA 

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Rock Sound Primary School

Rock Sound

Hall 1  (150)     Hall 2   (60)     

  1. Green Castle Primary School

Green Castle

2 Classrooms  (60)

  1. Wemyss Bight Primary

Wemyss Bight

150

  1. Deep Creek Middle School

Deep Creek

Classrooms (30)

  1. Bannerman Town & John Miller’s Community Library

Bannerman Town

30

 

CURRENT & CURRENT ISLAND

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. The Current Community Centre

The Current, North Eleuthera

20

  1. Zion Methodist Church

Current Island

60

 

HARBOUR ISLAND 

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Lighthouse Church of God

Harbour Island

150

  1. Harbour Island Public Library

Harbour Island

20

  1. New Alliance

Harbour Island

40

 

INAGUA 

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Zion Baptist Church

Albert’s Street

100-50

  1. St. Philip’s Anglican Church

South Street

300

 

MAYAGUANA 

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Abraham’s Bay High School

Abraham’s Bay

 

  1. Pirates Well Primary School

Pirate’s Well

 

 

SAN SALVADOR & RUM CAY 

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Gerace Research Centre

United Estates

100-150

  1. Idell Jones Community Hall

Cockburn Town

75-100

  1. Fellowship In Christ Kingdom Ministries

Cockburn Town

75-100

  1. Rum Cay All Aged

Port Nelson

70

 

RAGGED ISLAND 

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Holy Innocence Anglican Church

Ragged Island

20-30

 

ACKLINS

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

1. Community Centre

Spring Point

50-75

 

LONG ISLAND

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Seymour’s Gospel Chapel

Seymour’s

15-25

  1. Highway Church of God

Doctor’s Creek(new)
For possible approval

75 – 100

  1. St. Joseph’s Anglican Church

Thompson Bay

15-25

  1. First Assemblies of God (School Room)

Salt Pond

15-25

  1. Community Centre

Clarence Town

75 - 100

  1. St. John’s Anglican Church Hall

Buckley’s

50-75

  1. Francis Darville Centre

Hamilton’s

50-75

  1. Holy Family Anglican Church

Mortimer’s

2
25 – 50

  1. Salem Baptist Church

Miller’s

50 – 75

 

EXUMA & EXUMA CAYS

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

1. St. Mary’s Anglican Church

Williams Town

60

2. The New Mt. Olive Union Baptist Church

Hartswell

80

3. St. Andrew’s Community Centre

George Town

100

4. Bethel Union Baptist Church

Ramsey

80

5. Mt. Herman Union Baptist Church

Mt. Thompson

100

6. Palestine Union Baptist Church

The Forest

80

 

GRAND BAHAMA

 

NAME OF SHELTER

ADDRESS

CAPACITY

  1. Foster B. Pestaina Centre Pro-Cathedral of Christ the King (Special Needs Shelter)

-

200

2. First Baptist Church Hall

-

176

3. Central Church of God Hall

-

120

4. Jack Hayward High School

-

400

5. Maurice Moore Primary School

-

400

6. The Church of Christ

-

120

7. St. George’s High School Gym

-

400

8. Cancer Association

-

35

9. Eight Mile Rock School Gym

-

400

 

ALL BAHAMAS

LOCATION

NUMBER OF HURRICANE SHELTERS

NEW PROVIDENCE

24

GRAND BAHAMA

9

FAMILY ISLANDS

94

GRAND TOTAL

127

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