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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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YAIL Harbor operates four group homes, a day program and a supported independent living program.
Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, recently proposed a bill that would cut off federal funding for long-term placements in group homes.
Since the 1970s, group homes have been an increasingly popular way to provide housing and support services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Thus, group homes were organized out of concern for the rights and autonomy of persons with disabilities.
The amended rules implement requirements that protect children's funds and personal property, require that group homes comply with the Smoke Free Illinois Act and other safety legislation, and clarify language that protects and supervises children.
At that time, we had far too many children in foster care, too many foster children in group homes and too few foster parents.
Angela's House, which operates group homes for medically frail children with severe disabilities, is using the LIREG donation to fund initial construction of a group home in Stony Brook, it's third facility.
In contrast, for young alumni of group homes, leaving out-of-home care may be a stressful and negative experience.
She's a loan shark, a slum landlord, and the owner of a number of group homes, all part of her quest to become rich and powerful, no matter who she steps on along the way.
Operating expenses for group homes are borne by the local government.