Red Cross Shelters Open To Flood Victims

The American Red Cross has shelters that will be available to families and individuals impacted by flooding on the Arkansas River. You DO NOT need to show proof of residency or personal identification to be admitted into a Red Cross shelter. Individuals and families are encouraged to bring the following items with them: 

  • clothing for a few days
  • bedding
  • toiletries
  • essential medication
  • a child’s stuffed animal, blanket or other items for your children

The following shelter locations are open: 

  • Evangel Temple, 1110 South 12 Street, Fort Smith, AR
  • Dardanelle Community Center, 2011 State Highway 22, Dardanelle, AR (temporary pet shelter available at Yell County Fairgrounds)
  • Don Owens Center, 10 Lower Ridge Road, Conway, AR (location includes a temporary pet shelter provided by the Faulkner County Animal Response Team)

More information is available now at


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