Organizations that provide temporary shelter for women who have experienced domestic violence and for their children.
Key words: Battered Womens Hotlines; Battered Womens Shelters; Crisis Nurseries; Crisis Shelters; Domestic Violence Shelters; Family Crisis Shelters; Family Violence Shelters; Safe Houses
Scope notes: USE this code for organizations that might offer, in addition to temporary shelter for victims of family violence, in-house individual, group and family counseling as well as secondary services related to family violence as long as shelter is a component of the services offered. For organizations that provide services to victims of family violence but do not offer overnight accommodations, USE Victimís Services (P62).
See also: Child Abuse Prevention (I72); Spouse Abuse Prevention (I71); Victims' Services (P62)