halfway house

Definition of "halfway house"
  1. A place where previously institutionalized people, such as ex-prisoners, those who have experienced drug addiction, or those with mental health issues, live in order to smoothly transition back into society
How to use "halfway house" in a sentence
  1. Following his release from jail, the ex-convict was sent to a halfway house to aid his reintroduction into regular life.
  2. The halfway house provides support and counseling to former drug addicts assisting them to live independently.
  3. Sarah found coping with society difficult post her mental institution discharge, so she decided to stay in a halfway house.

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