What happens in a halfway house?

Answer defines a halfway house as a place "designed to help those recovering from various addictions maintain long term recovery." Halfway houses are also known as sober living or r... Read More »

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What Is Needed to Open a Halfway House?

If you want to start a business where you'll have the satisfaction of helping people, consider opening a halfway house. Halfway houses tend to fill up as soon as they're open, since there are so ma... Read More »

What year was the halfway house concept created?

A halfway house was a term in common use in the 19th century and meant, literally, a house that was halfway along a common road, such as a mail delivery route. The term halfway house took on a more... Read More »

How to Run a Halfway House?

Operating a halfway house is a serious responsibility, and is not a commitment to be taken lightly. To be most effective, halfway house owners and operators should select a single demographic or at... Read More »

What is the percentage of inmates that enter a halfway house after prison in Tennessee?

According to a recidivism study by the Tennessee Department of Correction, 8.1 percent of its inmate releases in 2007 were to community corrections, or halfway houses. The average of releases to ha... Read More »