1675Re: Chranene bydleni
- Aug 3, 2000My husband said that the term shelters is commonly used (so just a
shorter version of what Melvyn said) for charity accommodation.
P.S. Thank you for your advice on dictionaries.
In Czechlist@egroups.com, Michael Grant <mgrant@b...> wrote:
> > If it's strictlythe
> > >temporary, the term is "halfway house" (at least on my side of
> > >ditch).civilian
> >Halfway house is used for prisoners, who are getting prepared for
> >life, and they work during the day and come to halfway house tosleep in
> >night, under lock and supervision of prison officials, at least atsame places
> But it's also used for people with disabilities or serious
> mental or physical illness, or addictions from which they are
> recovering, who still require some assistance but are learning the
> necessary skills to live on their own. AHD defines halfway house as
> "A rehabilitation center, esp. for people who have left an
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