Domestic Violence Shelters and Civil Rights Statutes
This Q&A provides information about federal civil rights laws that apply to domestic violence shelters and the services they provide to clients. Four federal civil rights laws are discussed in
1. Americans with Disabilities Act (referred to as the ADA)
2. Fair Housing Act (referred to as the FHA)
3. Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (referred to as Title VI)
4. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (referred to as Section 504) (Authors)
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