Red Cross and cities open shelters throughout Central Texas

FILE: American Red Cross disaster relief vehicle on Sunday, May 29, 2016. (KXAN File Photo)
FILE: American Red Cross disaster relief vehicle on Sunday, May 29, 2016. (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — With flooded homes and water rescues underway throughout Central Texas, the American Red Cross and communities have opened shelters across the area for anyone impacted by severe weather and flash flooding. Anyone in need of shelter is encouraged to go to a shelter listed below or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Shelters are open at the following locations:

  • First United Methodist Church – 105 N LBJ Drive, Johnson City, TX
  • Gem of the Hills – 2233 Hwy 281 N., Blanco, TX
  • Hernandez Elementary School – 333 Stagecoach Trl., San Marcos, TX
  • San Marcos Activity Center – 501 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX (FULL)
  • Deer Creek Nursing Home – 555 FM 3237, Wimberley, TX
  • Wimberley High School – 100 Carney Ln., Wimberley, TX
  • Cypress Creek Church – 211 Stillwater, Wimberley
  • Luling Junior High School – 204 S. Hackberry Ave., Luling, TX
  • Northwest Recreation Center – 2913 Northland Dr., Austin, TX
  • Boerne Middle School North – 240 Johns Rd., Boerne, TX
  • Boerne Middle School South – 10 Cascade Cavern, Boerne, TX
  • First Baptist Church – 631 S School St., Boerne, TX
  • Camp Wood First Baptist Church – 813 Nueces St., Camp Wood, TX

The Austin Disaster Relief Network is also providing volunteers to assist Red Cross. ADRN has also opened their Call Center to provide additional assistance to flood survivors and those affected by the severe weather along with providing general information, where disaster survivors can seek assistance and receive donations. ADRN VICTIM & PUBLIC HOTLINE # 512-806-0800 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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