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Report: Housing Challenges of Seniors Leaving Prison (2019)

Full Title: Housing Challenges and Barriers of Senior Adults Being Discharged from Provincial and Federal Correctional Facilities in the Greater Edmonton Area “The results of our qualitative interviews of clients and service providers supports the findings within our literature review of the challenges facing seniors upon release…This research project supports that a lack of shelter…

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Fact Sheet: Just What Are “Halfway Houses”? (2019)

¬†At its core, a Halfway House is a community- based residential facility (CRF) that serves as a place of transition for offenders who are in the process of returning to live normal lives back within the community at large. These offenders are still under custodial care by Corrections Services Canada (CSC) or the Parole Board…

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Recidivism and Short Term Inmates (2002)

“The definition of recidivism varies depending on the manner in which researchers measure it. Generally, however, recidivism is understood to be a falling back or relapse into prior criminal habits, especially after punishment. Short term inmates in Canada are defined as adult offenders sentenced to provincial custody for a period of two years less a…

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Halfway Houses (2001)

A general overview of the place of halfway houses in the criminal justice system, how offenders get to halfway houses, some common issues and concerns surrounding halfway houses and the contribution of halfway houses to community safety. Download

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