Available shelter locations throughout the Lowcountry


MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) —  When it comes to Hurricane Matthew, News 2 has you covered. Here is a list of all open shelters for you during the storm.

Charleston County

  • North Charleston High School, 1087 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405
  • Matilda Dunston Elementary School, 1825 Remount Rd, North Charleston, SC 29406
  • Stall High School, 3625 Ashley Phosphate Rd, North Charleston, SC 29418
  • A.C. Corcoran Elementary, 8585 Vistavia Rd, North Charleston, SC 29406
  • Midland Park Primary, 2415 Midland Park Road, North Charleston, SC 29406
  • Ladson Elementary, 3321 Ladson Rd, Ladson, SC 29456
  • Edmund A. Burns Elementary, 3750 Dorchester Road, North Charleston, SC 29405  (Pet owner & Pets Emergency Shelter)

Berkeley County

  • Cross High School (located at 1293 Old Highway 6 in Cross) will open at 3 p.m.
  • Berkeley Middle School (located at 320 North Live Oak Drive)
  • Westview Primary – 98 Westview Boulevard, Goose Creek, SC (Special Needs Shelter) * This special medical needs shelter are for individuals who must have an attendant with them
  • Westview Middle – 101 Westview Boulevard, Goose Creek, SC
  • Berkeley Elementary – 715 Main Street, Moncks Corner, SC
  • St. Stephen Elementary – 1053 Russellville Road, St. Stephen, SC
  • Cainhoy Elementary – 2434 Cainhoy Road, Huger, SC
  • Cane Bay High – 1624 State Road, Summerville, SC (Animal-Friendly) * Animals must be caged

Dorchester County

  • Woodland High School 4128 Hwy 78 Dorchester, SC 29437 – currently at 3% capacity, occupancy is 15 of 450
  • Summerville High School 1101 Boone Hill Rd. Summerville, SC 29483 –currently at 2.5% capacity, occupancy is 55 of 2,194
  • Fort Dorchester High School 8500 Patriot Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29420 –currently at 2% capacity, occupancy is 28 of 1,773
  • Special Medical Needs Shelter- Dorchester Senior Center 312 N. Laurel Street, Summerville, SC 29483 – currently at 75% capacity, occupancy is 15 of 20  *The Medical Needs Shelter is regulated by DHEC, residents must call the Call Center prior to showing up at 843-832-0393.
  • Saint George Middle School 600 Minus St, St. George, SC 29477
  • The following shelters have been placed on standby:
    • Dubose Middle School 1005 DuBose School Rd. Summerville, SC 29483 – max occupancy 491
    • Oakbrook Middle School 286 Old Fort Drive Ladson, SC 29456 – max occupancy 539

Williamsburg County

  • Hemingway High School located at 400 South Main Street, Hemingway, S.C.
  • C.E. Murray High School located at 95 C.E. Murray Blvd.Greeleyville, S.C.
  • Kingstree Senior High School located at 601 Martin Luther King Hwy., Kingstree, S.C.
  • Chavis One Stop located at 2811 S.State Highway (on standby until further notice)
  • Tupperware Gym located at 248 Tupperware Road
  • Williamsburg County Magnet School of Arts located at 710 Third Avenue (on standby until further notice)

Colleton County

  • Colleton County Middle School, 1739 Mighty Cougar Dr, Walterboro, SC

Georgetown County

  • Andrews Elementary School, 13072 County Line Rd.

Shuttle service to the shelter at Andrews Elementary School in Georgetown County will end at 5:00 p.m. today.

Pickup spots will be located at:

  • Food Lion in Murrells Inlet, 760 Mink Ave. (Hwy. 707 and Hwy. 17)
  • Waccamaw Middle School, 247 Wildcat Way, Pawleys Island
  • Waccamaw Elementary School, 1364 Waverly Rd., Pawleys Island
  • St. Mary’s AME Church, 8833 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island
  • Tractor Supply Co., 1295 N. Fraser St., Georgetown
  • Food Lion in Maryville, 2234 S. Fraser St., Georgetown

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