25/6/19 Halfway House
A temporary group home designed to facilitate the reentry into society of prison inmates.
Halfway house impose strict conditions which a resident must obey above and beyond any other parole conditions. Examples include prohibitions of alcohol consumption and curfews.
Misconduct while residing in a halfway house results in the individual being returned to prison.
A person who walks away from a halfway house is quickly subjected to an arrest warrant.
Halfway house are either managed directly by the prison authorities or contracted-out to specialized agencies.