List of Shelters in DeSoto County

DeSoto County has only two shelters that are considered safe from a direct impact of a hurricane.

Special Needs Shelter

Applicants must register to use this shelter. See Special Needs page.


South Florida State College

2251 N.E. Turner Avenue

Arcadia, FL  34266


 DeSoto County Public Shelter


DeSoto County Turner Agri-Civic Center

2250 N.E. Roan Street

Arcadia, FL  34266


Location:  Corner of East Gibson and LaSalona Avenue, three (3) blocks east of US 17