Special Needs

What are Special Needs?

According to House Bill 7121 passed during the 2006 State Legislature, special needs is defined as “persons who would need assistance during evacuations and sheltering because of physical, mental, cognitive impairment, or sensory disabilities.”  The bill further states: “Each local emergency management agency in the state shall maintain a registry of persons with special needs located within the jurisdiction of the local agency.”

Do you qualify?

Special Needs Care Matrix

To Register Online, CLICK HERE


For a Printable Application Click the Link Below

Franklin Special Needs Registration Form


Below is a list  of Special Needs Shelter Instructions and a Supply Kit Information

Special Needs Shelter Instructions & Supply Kit Information


Links from the State Of Florida about Special Needs

Special Needs Sheltering Index

Florida Department of Health Special Needs Shelter Program