.19 Domestic Violence Shelter Definition
 
A public or private nonprofit residential facility that serves women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.
 
A shelter for domestic violence that has FNS authorization to redeem NA benefits at a wholesaler is considered a domestic violence shelter.
 
When a shelter for domestic violence is not FNS authorized, the shelter is considered a domestic violence shelter when both of the following are met:
 
The shelter is a public or private nonprofit residential facility that serves women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.
When the shelter also serves other residents, a portion of the shelter must be set aside on a long-term basis to serve only women and children who are domestic violence victims.