Special Needs Registry

The Special Needs Registry is designed to assist residents of Manatee County who will require transportation or sheltering assistance when the citizen is notified to evacuate their residence because of a storm.

Register Online

Special Needs Overview, Checklist and Application

Hurricane Season begins June 1 and runs through the end of November.

You may need to evacuate your home from an impending hurricane if you are power dependent or live in an evacuation zone or in a mobile home. Residents are encouraged to use public sheltering only if no other options exist.

If you need evacuation transportation or require sheltering assistance, you must preregister.

Checklists and Application

The application and checklists are available below. Please complete, print and sign the application.

Return the completed application to:
Manatee County Emergency Management
P.O. Box 1000
Bradenton, Florida 34206-1000.

Annual registration is required.

Transportation Only to General Shelter (English)

Solo Transporte  (Español)

Medical Shelter (English)

Refugio médico (Español)

Ambulance Transportation to Hospital or Nursing Home (English)

Ambulancia Transporte (Español)