With the flooding that has occurred throughout most of the Midwest, many families have had to evacuate their homes due to emergency and damage.  Here is a list of shelters that are open, provided by the Indiana Joint Information Center.

The following shelters are currently open; another nine locations are on stand-by:

· Central Christian Church, 418 W. Franklin St., Elkhart

· New Life Community Church, 1 N. Pennsylvania, Hobart (crated pets allowed)

· Knox Community Schools, 1 Redskin Trail, Knox

· First Christian Church, 3209 Middle Rd. Jeffersonville