halfway house

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halfway house

a centre or hostel designed to facilitate the readjustment to private life of released prisoners, mental patients, etc.
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Over the past seven years, 21 convicted sex offenders have committed additional sexual offences while at bail hostels.
Residents in Willenhall had said they were told the house would be used as a bail hostel - but there is no mention of that on the planning application.
Shaun had said he didn't want to go to the bail hostel because there were paedophiles there.
Karen Price, whose body was left in a shallow grave after she was killed by Idris Ali Police are on the hunt for serial criminal Idris Ali after he disappeared from his bail hostel.
There are 14 bail hostels in the North East according to ClearSprings, located in: Durham: DH1 (2); Newcastle: NE24, NE32, NE32, NE4 (2), NE63; Sunderland: SR3, SR4; Teesside: TS17, TS18, TS4, TS5.
The Home Office said it cannot discuss individual cases, but none of the people staying at the bail hostel posed a serious risk to the local community.
But he claimed that he was unable to get to his bail hostel accommodation because the contact details provided to him were now defunct.
BABY P's evil mum Tracey Connelly has been moved out of her bail hostel to start a new life at the taxpayers' expense.
PEOPLE power has claimed a victory after a bail hostel was opened in a Coventry street.
Whitehall Waste 2 AN electrician drove 132 MILES to change a LIGHTBULB at a bail hostel in a shocking waste of taxpayers' cash.
Paul Nicholson, right, set fire to his room at a bail hostel, risking the lives of himself, 21 other residents and three members of staff who were evacuated.
He was bailed on condition that he lives at a bail hostel.