Facility Definition
An organization that provides residential or outpatient services.
Types of organizations that meet the definition of a facility include, and are not limited to, all of the following:
Behavioral health services
Drug and alcohol treatment center (DAATC)
Domestic violence (DV) shelter
Halfway house
Housing for the elderly
Group living arrangement (GLA)
Temporary homeless shelters and meal providers
A residential facility meets the definition of an institution(g) when the facility provides the majority (over 50%) of three meals daily as part of the facility’s normal services. (For more information, see Residents of Institutions for NA.