group home


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group home

n.
A small supervised residential facility, as for mentally ill people or wards of the state, in which residents typically participate in daily tasks and are often free to come and go on a voluntary basis.
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Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit on behalf of Social Services Minister Paul Merriman, joined community members, dignitaries and group home residents to celebrate the grand opening of Yorkton Adult Independent Living (YAIL) Harbors new group home.
CHILDREN RESCUED FROM HORROR HOME Police who raided a group home in Mexico have rescued 458 children who were forced to beg for money and suffered sexual abuse while being held against their will in filthy conditions.
What happens in a group home is all youths are treated exactly the same -- you get points for behaving well, or demerits,'' Feild said.
Making life work; freedom and disability in a community group home.
Jack Levinson, Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home.
The new provisions require that any amount of money over $300 owned by a child in a group home be deposited in an insured bank account, and that annual reports of the account be provided to the child's caseworker.
The law virtually required the DHR to license any new group home meeting minimum standards, despite the fact that most of the state was already over-saturated with existing group homes.
When she suddenly starts seeing dead people, she gets locked up in Lyle House, a group home for unstable teens.
The Long Island Real Estate Group has contributed $30,000 to the Association for Technology Dependent Children / Angela's House, which is using the money to build a new group home for medically frail children.
Thus cohesiveness and support during their stay in the group home may make the transition more difficult than if they had less positive and supportive relationships with group-home parents.
Despite Luther's age, she has put him in charge of one of her homes, "The Happy Neighbor Group Home for Men," where he works hard cooking, cleaning, and taking care of the residents for her.
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