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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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The halfway houses will serve to receive and process the rebel returnees as the government provides them with necessary assistance and skills to make their transition to life as peaceful civilians easier.
The halfway houses will to receive and process the rebel returnees as the government provides them with necessary assistance and skills to make their transition to life as peaceful civilians easier.
The DILG has issued guidelines for the construction of halfway houses for former members of the New People's Army in the provinces of Kalinga, Mountain Province, Northern Samar, Negros Oriental, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, and North Cotabato.
Social service halfway houses, according to 58 of the Act No.
The Centre for Crime Prevention's Peter Cuthbertson said: "These horrific cases show the dangers of a halfway house approach for dangerous criminals.
Peter Cuthbertson, from the Centre for Crime Prevention, said: "These horrific cases show the dangers of a halfway house approach for dangerous criminals.
The former inmate, who had found work as a paralegal and become a fierce advocate for prisoner rehabilitation, had started the Hand Up, a for-profit halfway house for former convicts.
At the beginning of this year, Sober Living Halfway House Search, the "go-to" national directory and general information source for sober livings and halfway houses, states that its global ranking was at 285,297 out of well over 30 million sites that Alexa tracks.
Central to the department's reintegration strategy, as well as a key component of the continuum-of-care treatment approach for drug- and alcohol-addicted offenders, is prerelease participation of qualified inmates in residential community-release programs or halfway houses.
The bill comes at a critical time, since the Schwarzenegger administration, beginning today, is giving up on a cost-saving experiment of using ineffective, traditional methods of sending violent parole violators to halfway houses, drug-treatment programs and home detention.
More than 100 front-line staff members from halfway houses and community residential facilities participated in workshops covering a number of critical areas that included discussions on aboriginal offenders, respecting diversity in reintegration strategies, working with gang-involved youths, understanding the victim's perspective and an update on risk assessment.
The award is named for Maud Booth campaigned abuses in the prison system and established the first system of halfway houses in the U.