More Red Cross Shelters Open To Arkansas River Flooding Victims

American Red Cross shelters are available to families and individuals impacted by the Arkansas River Flooding. 

The following shelter locations are open: 

  • Evangel Temple, 1110 South 12 Street, Fort Smith
  • Dardanelle Community Center, 2011 State Highway 22, Dardanelle (temporary pet shelter available at Yell County Fairgrounds)
  • River Park Church of Christ, 1010 Lock and Dam Road, Russellville
  • Don Owens Center, 10 Lower Ridge Road, Conway
    • (location includes a temporary pet shelter provided by the Faulkner County Animal Response Team)
  • North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow Street, North Little Rock
  • Dyer Community Building, 325 Loomis Lane, Dyer
  • Swan Lake Fire Station, 14997 Hwy 88 S., Altheimer
  • Wright/Pastoria Community Center, 8550 Surrat Rd, Wright
  • Southeast Arkansas College-Seabrook (Old YMCA), 6808 Hazel Street, Pine Bluff
  • Family Church, 2309 Poplar Street, Pine Bluff

And one independent shelter location at the First Baptist Church, 100 W. Main St. in Lavaca.

Identification and/or proof of residency is NOT required to be admitted to 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

Emergency App w/Shelter info: 

Anyone who needs to find a shelter may visit redcross.org/shelter, download the free Red Cross Emergency App or call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767). The Emergency App is available in app stores by searching for the American Red Cross or going to redcross.org/apps.

Designate Safe and Well:

The American Red Cross encourages those in areas affected by severe storms to list themselves as “safe and well” online at https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/. Family and friends may then search for the name of anyone they are trying to locate on this site.

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