(WALB) - Several Red Cross shelters opened up in Southwest Georgia to help those evacuating the coast because of Hurricane Matthew.
But several other places in the region have opened their doors as well to help those getting out of the path of the storm.
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Below is a list of places offering shelter to evacuees:
- Douglas - First Baptist Church - (912) 384-5598
- Douglas - The Central Square Complex - (912) 389-3457 or the American Red Cross at 1-800-768-8048
- Douglas - Young's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church - (912) 384-7838
- Enigma - Enigma Volunteer Fire Department - (229) 533-6717
- Lake Park - Lake Park Fire Department - (229) 559-1959
- Moultrie - First Baptist Church - (229) 985-2103 or the American Red Cross at 1-800-768-8048
- Nashville - The Ag Center at 516 County Farm Road - (229) 507-7957
- Sylvester - First Baptist Church - (229) 776-3337
- Tifton - Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College - Call the American Red Cross at 1-800-768-8048
- Tifton - Tift County Recreation Department - (229) 382-3262 or the American Red Cross at 1-800-768-8048
- Valdosta - CrossPointe Church - (229) 242-7702
- Valdosta - Park Avenue United Methodist Church - (229) 242-3562 or the American Red Cross at 1-800-768-8048
Space is limited and those seeking shelter should contact locations before picking a place to travel to.