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group home

A residence for a group of persons with similar special needs,such as developmentally challenged adults or abused women with small children.

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Government will also work with agencies to ensure the group homes in place are monitored and given the support they need.
Hatch says youths in group homes are often targeted by sex traffickers and pimps.
Cities scored their first victory on the municipal preemption front last week when a House subcommittee voted to return some land use and zoning authority back to cities and towns with regard to the siting of group homes in neighborhoods.
0 million as of June 30, 2005, while the single family and group home portion account for $2.
LANCASTER - State Assemblywoman Sharon Runner is asking the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to repeal their authorization for a group home for youth offenders in Lancaster.
These findings will be of particular concern to families that have entrusted the care of their loved ones to group homes," said Auditor General Robert P.
Clark, a member of the NLC Board of Directors, said group homes are sited in residential neighborhoods in her community without any notification of elected officials.
The transition occurred April 1, 1999 and because of the acquisition, all employees and consumers of Enid Group Homes became a part of REM's network of disability services.
At the time of Fitch's last review, operating performance was expected to decline due to start-up costs related to BCC's new facilities, which includes the residential group homes in West Virginia and Tide Point Day Care in Baltimore.
David Sanders, the county's new director of the Department of Children and Family Services, said contracts with the group homes that run many nonpublic schools will expire in April and the county is negotiating new standards that will require the agencies to improve children's education.
The investigation also found widespread misuse of taxpayer funds and some of the highest salaries in the nation among the nonprofit foster family agencies and group homes responsible for most of the 30,000 children in foster homes.

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