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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Former justice minister David Hanson MP has written to his former department after Jones did not return to Ty Newydd Vale Probation and Bail Hostel in Llandygai.
CONVICTED perverts carried out a rape, a sexual assault and a child sex attack last year - while housed at bail hostels.
He said: "It isn't true to say it would be a bail hostel.
Former violent gang leader Joland Giwa said he was "ashamed of my past and previous actions" after it emerged he was living in a bail hostel in Newport.
Recording a verdict of death by natural causes the jury said the bail hostel system was lax.
Teesside Crown Court heard he had started the blaze two months after he was released from a three-year prison sentence - also for arson at another bail hostel.
Speaking at the debate, Mr Shepherd said: "The man has been moved from the Stonnall Road bail hostel but there is no agreement he could not be returned there.
West Midlands detectives later issued a public alert stating that the thug had absconded from a Birmingham bail hostel, where he had been sent to serve the remainder of his sentence on licence.
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.
I LIVE in Beaumaris Close, Tonteg, near Pontypridd, next door to the bail hostel.
Protesters walked round the Plas Madoc estate waving placards and then stood outside the Plas y Wern bail hostel.
The court agreed to adjourn the case for two weeks to investigate placing her in a bail hostel near her father's home in Lancashire.