Emergency Services

The City of Valdosta works closely with Lowndes County Emergency Management and other local municipalities and governments to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a host of potential hazards and threats that may affect the citizens of our area. The city urges all citizens to have a family and/or business emergency plan and to communicate these plans with your family members and coworkers. Visit the Georgia Ready site for valuable information about being informed, making a plan and staying involved. Visit www.weather.gov/tae for updated information about weather in our area.

Emergency Contacts

Emergency Call CenterDial 911
Non-Emergency Line229-245-5270
Valdosta Police Department229-242-2606
VPD Crime Tip Line229-293-3091
Valdosta Fire Department229-333-1835
Arson Tip Line1-800-282-5804
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office229-671-2900
Lowndes County Emergency Management229-671-2791

Code Red

Citizens are urged to sign up for Code Red, the emergency alert system facilitated by Lowndes County, to receive emergency information via your phone.

Area Shelters

In the event emergency shelters are needed, citizens are encouraged to utilize the following shelters, or others as directed by the Lowndes County Emergency Management Director.

New Horizons

714 Charlton Street

The Salvation Army

320 Smithland Place

Fellowship House (at Grace Fellowship Church)

1304 W. Hill Avenue



Public Information
Community Relations & Marketing Manager

Valdosta City Hall 
300 N. Lee Street 
Valdosta, GA 31601

Upcoming Events
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06/07/2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
07/05/2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
08/02/2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm