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Preparation Prison Life After

01. Halfway House

Prisonology interviews Michael, a former inmate, on his experience of staying in a halfway house in New York.


After leaving prison, most inmates do not go directly home but instead go to a transitional facility known as a halfway house.  As the name implies, it is not prison and it most certainly in not home, but it is closer to home.  These are all operated by private companies under the supervision of the BOP.  You dress, work and move throughout the community but those movements are closely monitored.  This section gives you an overview of what to expect and how to best deal with the challenges of the halfway house.

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