Term Domestic Violence Shelters
Code BH-1800.1500-100
Definition Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter for individuals, primarily women, who have experienced domestic violence/abuse, and for their children. Such facilities usually provide in-house individual, group and family counseling and the full range of secondary services related to domestic violence including referral to appropriate resources. Also included are similar facilities for battered men and those that can accommodate both men and women, where they are available.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 3/1/18
Use References Abused Women's Shelters
Assaulted Women's Shelters
Battered Men's Shelter
Battered Men's Shelters
Battered Women's Shelter
Battered Women's Shelters
Domestic Abuse Shelters
Domestic Violence Shelter
Intimate Partner Abuse Shelters
Intimate Partner Violence Shelters
See Also References Confidential Address Protection Programs (FN-1900.0400)
Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services (FT-3000.1750)
Domestic Violence Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-200)
Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (FN-1500.9100-180)
Domestic Violence Motel Vouchers (BH-1800.1500-080)
Domestic Violence Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940.1900)
Domestic Violence Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-180)
Domestic Violence Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.0200-200)
Family Justice Centers (FT-3000.1900)
Hospital Based Domestic Violence Programs (LT-1750.3050)
Hospital Safe Rooms (BH-1800.1500-300)
Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.80)
Transitional Housing/Shelter (BH-8600)
External Classification Terms Crisis Shelter (NPC L02.02)
Family Violence Shelters (NTE P43)
Housing (AIRS HO-300)
Housing (CAN HO-300)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Related Concepts Domestic Violence
Emergency and Crisis Services
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