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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He went to live at Southwood Road bail hostel, off Aigburth Road, L17.
A resident at his bail hostel said he has been keeping himself to himself.
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.
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.
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. He had lit material in his ground-floor flat at Nelson House and locked his door from inside.
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.
RESIDENTS have forced a review of a private bail hostel after complaints of drug use and rising crime.
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.
Michael Andrew Jones, 47, has now been on the run for five days after fleeing from a bail hostel he was staying at near Bangor.
He had originally been sent to the bail hostel after serving time for abducting a 10-year-old boy.