List of Shelters Supplied by


On New Providence island, the following district emergency shelters will be in operation in event of a Hurricane.
For all other family islands CLICK HERE to see shelters throughout the Bahamas:

Central District

Church of God of Prophecy
East Street and Lilly of the Valley
(242) 322-8376

Calvary Bible Church
62 Collins Avenue, Nassau
(242) 326-0800

Saint Barnabas Anglican Church
Blue Hill and Wulff roads
(242) 323-5995

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
St. Charles Vincent Street
(242) 322-8161

Mount Pleasant Green Baptist Church
East and Quakoo streets
(242) 328-1769

Salvation Army Emergency Shelter
Meadow and West streets
(242) 323-5608

On New Providence island, the following district emergency shelters will be in operation: Southern District

New Bethlehem Baptist Church
Independence Drive
(242) 341-8432

Calvary Deliverance Baptist Church
East Street South
(242) 325-1802/323-3135

Church of God of Prophecy
Gambier Village
(242) 322-3097/322-3241

Southwest Cathedral Church of God
Carmichael Road
(242) 341-2601

Golden Gates Assembly World Outreach Ministries
Carmichael Road
(242) 361-3347

Agape Full Gospel Baptist Church
Golden Palm Estates
(242) 328-6937

On New Providence island, the following district emergency shelters will be in operation: Western District

Hillview Seventh Day Adventist Church
Tonique Williams-Darling Highway
(242) 361-8683

Cathedral of Praise Church of God
Mount Pleasant Village
(242) 362-5175

Church of God of Prophecy
Gambier Village
(242) 322-3097/322-3241

New Providence Community Center
Blake Road and JFK Drive
(242) 327-1660

Mount Moriah Baptist Church
Farrington Road
(242) 323-1747

Church of God
Greater Chippingham Eden Street
(off Farrington Road)
(242) 324-2582

Bahamas Association of the Physically Disabled
Dolphin Drive

On New Providence island, the following district emergency shelters will be in operation:
Eastern District

Holy Cross Anglican Church
Soldier Road at Highbury Park
(242) 393-2428

Kemp Road Union Baptist Church
Kemp Road
(242) 393-5932

Epworth Hall at Shirley Street Church of God Auditorium
St. James Road
(242) 393-7398

Pilgrim Baptist Church
Joe Farrington Road
(242) 393-3644

Saint Mary’s Hall at St. Augustine’s College
Bernard Road
(242) 324-1511

Anglican Church of the Epiphany
Prince Charles Drive and Elizabeth Estates

Salvation Army
31 Mackey Street
(242) 393-2340
(242) 393-2745
(242) 393-2100


  1. BREAKING NEWS FOR ALL WORKERS ON PARADISE ISLAND:- Workers, motorists and visitors using the Paradise Island bridges are being strongly advised to exercise extreme caution and care as they travel along those overpasses.

    The Department of Meteorology has advised that as of 1 pm. Thursday, October 25, 2012 until 2 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2012, New Providence will be experiencing tropical storm forced winds in excess of 40mph, resulting in reduced visibility due to heavy rains and thunderstorms.

    Please disregard any earlier advisory announced in reference to using the Paradise Island bridges.

    BREAKING NEWS ALERT >>>> Clearing Banks Association Advisory Tropical Storm Sandy

    Due to the impending threat of Tropical Storm Sandy all Clearing Banks will be closed on Thursday, October 25

    and Friday, October 26, 2012.

    Normal banking hours will resume

    Monday, October 29, 2012.

  3. BTC is preparing to open its Hurricane Command Center as early as Thursday morning in order to monitor its telecommunications network around the country.

    BTC’s Hurricane Preparedness Committee activated the Hurricane Preparedness Plan earlier in the week, and began preparations nationwide to try and secure its network.

    The company will begin ceasing operations at various locations as early as Thursday Morning.

    Offices in the South East and Central Bahamas – which includes Inagua, Mayguana, Crooked Island, Acklins and Ragged Island, as well as Exuma, Cat Island, Rum Cay, San Salvador and Long Island.

    Those locations will remain closed through Friday.

    Offices and Retail stores in the North West Bahamas – which includes Grand Bahama, Bimini, Abaco, The Berry Islands, Andros, Eleuthera and New Providence – will close from Noon on Thursday October 25th and remain closed on Friday October 26th.

    The contact center – CALL BTC – 225-5282 – will remain opened with an emergency staff to deal with all emergencies and reports of outages.

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