.18 Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter Definition
 
A public or private nonprofit residential facility that serves abused victims of domestic violence.
 
For NA, a shelter for domestic violence that has FNS authorization to redeem NA benefits at a wholesaler is considered a domestic violence emergency shelter.
 
When a shelter for domestic violence is not FNS authorized, the shelter is considered a domestic violence emergency shelter for NA when both of the following are met:
 
The shelter is a public or private nonprofit residential facility that serves victims of domestic violence.
When the shelter also serves other homeless residents, a portion of the shelter is set aside on a long-term basis to serve domestic violence victims.