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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The court was told that on the night of October 7 last year Taylor took part in an attempted robbery outside the Halfway House in Kilsby, a robbery at the BP Truckstop on the A5 in Lilbourne, and two robberies at the Stag & Pheasant pub in Hillmorton.
In March 1999, the Bo Robinson Assessment and Treatment Center in Trenton was transformed from a halfway house to a 320-bed assessment and treatment center.
The schoolboy killers of James Bulger have left their secure care units and are living in halfway houses.
Within this occasionally groan-inducing frame, Wallace sets one of his two major narrative threads at a Boston-area halfway house, giving us a dose of his newfound seriousness to stunning effect.
The audit aims to assess and monitor compliance with any prescribed requirements and applicable minimum norms and standards for treatment centres and halfway houses.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "A 19-year-old man was attacked outside the Halfway House pub, in Station Road.
A Glendale woman who posed as a Red Cross volunteer in a scam to bilk donations meant for Hurricane Katrina victims was sentenced Monday to six months at a halfway house.
The Halfway House is in a very pleasant suburban setting, quite roomy, typical Ember styling and with a relaxed feel about the place.
Farmers Arms reduced Division One leaders Phoenix's advantage to nine points,after a Kieran Fleetwood hat-trick anchored the second placed club to a 3- 1 decision against Halfway House.
She stressed that it is known that "offenders are twice as likely to remain crime free when released directly through a halfway house than when directly released from prison to the street.
He is setting up a fitness club at Gibbs and recently helped lead a team of Gibbs students to the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Rookie of the Year honors, after they helped revitalize a rundown computer lab at a local halfway house.