halfway house definition

  • noun:
    • A rehabilitation center in which those who have kept an institution, such a hospital or jail, are aided to readjust toward outdoors globe.
    • A stopping place, eg an inn, that marks the midpoint of a journey.
    • a short-term residence for people who have kept prison, domestic medication rehabilitation, or the want, made to ease all of them into community.
  • others:
    • an inn or place of call midway on a journey.
    • A residence for former convicts, persons dealing with emotional illness, or from drug or liquor addiction, providing as an intermediate environment between complete confinement and full freedom, and having organized programs made to relieve successful reintegration into culture.

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