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NCJ Number: 10680 Find in a Library
Title: DIRECTORY OF HALFWAY HOUSES AND GROUP HOMES FOR TROUBLED CHILDREN
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Florida Division of Youth Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 117
Sponsoring Agency: Florida Division of Youth Services
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Publication Number: U
Type: Directory
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SURVEY OF PUBLICLY-SUPPORTED YOUTH INSTITUTIONS IN TWENTY-TWO STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
Abstract: THE INSTITUTIONS ARE DIVIDED INTO TWO CATEGORIES - GROUP HOMES AND HALFWAY HOUSES. GROUP HOMES WERE LIMITED TO PROGRAMS NOT EXCEEDING NINE YOUTHS AND HALFWAY HOUSES TO PROGRAMS WITH CAPACITIES OF FROM NINE TO THIRTY RESIDENTS. THE AGES OF THE RESIDENTS RANGED FROM 7 TO 19 YEARS. A TABLE IS PROVIDED WHICH GIVES SUCH INFORMATION AS AVERAGE ANNUAL LEASING COSTS, AVERAGE COST PER CHILD PER DAY, TOTAL OPERATING COST, FUNDING SOURCE, NUMBER OF STAFF, AND PERSONNEL EXPENSES. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ALSO GIVEN IN TABULAR FORM INCLUDES STAFF TO CHILD RATIO, AGE RANGE, NUMBER OF PROGRAMS, AVERAGE NUMBER OF RESIDENTS, AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY, HOW RESIDENTS ARE ADMITTED, RESIDENT ACTIVITIES, AND TREATMENT SERVICES. THE LATTER PORTION OF THE BOOKLET BREAKS DOWN THE DATA IN EACH CATEGORY BY STATE.
Index Term(s): Child care services; Community-based corrections (juvenile); Halfway houses; Juvenile group houses; Surveys; Youth Services Bureau
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