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Last updated: 7/19/16

Neighborhood emergency shelter map

Emergency Management has established neighborhood emergency shelters in each neighborhood of Boston. Type in your address to locate the nearest neighborhood emergency shelter.

The City of Boston is vulnerable to a number of hazards, including floods, nor’easters, ice storms, extreme temperatures, hazardous material incidents, hurricanes, and major fires. In response to these incidents residents may need to evacuate their homes and go to a neighborhood emergency shelter.

This map depicts the locations of all the neighborhood emergency shelters in the City and allows users to enter in their address to find the closest shelter. Each facility will provide safe, temporary shelter for residents and their pets.


Still have questions? Contact:
Emergency Management
1 City Hall Square
Room 204
Boston, MA 02201
United States

Emergency Shelters Map