PUBLIC RESIDENTIAL FACILITY

A residential facility operated, staffed and financed by the government. Usually referring to a larger institution such as a State Training School, a public residential facility could also be a smaller residential facility such as a half-way house for those returning to the general population after conditional release from prison.

PUBLIC RESIDENTIAL FACILITY: "The training school up the road was a public residential facility."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PUBLIC RESIDENTIAL FACILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/public-residential-facility/ (accessed May 31, 2020).
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