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NCJ Number: 31149 Find in a Library
Title: LANGLEY HOUSE TRUST AND THE PROBLEM OF THE HOMELESS EX-OFFENDER
Journal: PRISON SERVICE JOURNAL  Issue:20  Dated:(OCTOBER 1975) - NEW SERIES  Pages:5-8
Author(s): A A GREENWOOD
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Prison Dept
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, England
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: DISCUSSION OF THE PHILOSOPHY AND OPERATION OF THIS PRIVATE, CHARITABLE AFTERCARE ORGANIZATION IN ENGLAND FOR MEN RELEASED FROM PRISON WITH NOWHERE TO GO AND NO OUTSIDE PERSONAL CONTACTS.
Abstract: THE TRUST OPERATES TWELVE 'REINTRY/REINTEGRATION-TYPE' HOUSES, WITH A TOTAL OF 240 BEDS. THE HOUSES ARE DIVIDED INTO THREE MAIN GROUPS - HALF-WAY HOUSES, FULLY SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITIES (FOR MEN WHO ARE NOT CAPABLE OF OBTAINING OR HOLDING DOWN A JOB, AND HOMES FOR RETIREMENT-AGE MEN AND OTHERS WHO ARE YOUNGER BUT HAVE NO FURTHER WORK EXPECTANCY. THE AVERAGE STAY IS AROUND SIX MONTHS PER MAN, AND ALL AGES ARE ACCEPTED FROM SIXTEEN YEARS OLD UPWARD.
Index Term(s): Community resources; England; Ex-offenders; Halfway houses; Male offenders; Services
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