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Domestic Violence Shelter Services: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

NRCDV Publications
General Material
Published Date
October, 2012

This paper examines the empirical studies of shelter effectiveness in the lives of abused women. This review includes studies of "shelter" in general, and does not address the specific programs offered within shelter (e.g., support groups, children's programs), which are the subject of separate research summaries.

See more at The DV Evidence Project.