The purpose of this directive is to inform you of the provisions of
Department regulations found at 18 NYCRR Part 462 regarding non-
residential services for victims of domestic violence. These
provisions are authorized by Chapter 53 of the Laws of 1991, 1992 and
1993 (the Aid to Localities Budgets). This directive requires social
services districts to offer and provide approved non-residential
services for victims of domestic violence regardless of the person's
eligibility for public assistance.