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Halfway Back to Society

In 2013, about 30,000 federal prison inmates were released to more than 200 halfway houses around the country. These facilities — where an inmate can serve up to the last year of his or her sentence — are meant to ease the transition back into society by way of employment and housing assistance, drug treatment, and other programs that make it less likely an inmate will end up reoffending and returning to prison. [read the full story here]

New York Times, Saturday, March 29, 2014
Tags: Issues in Treatment, Education, and Rehabilitation, Federal


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