Definitions for "halfway house"
A residence for former convicts, persons recovering from mental illness, or from drug or alcohol addiction, serving as an intermediate environment between total confinement and complete freedom, and having structured programs designed to ease successful reintegration into society.
a supervised facility in the community for people who have been discharged from an institution; tries to ease adjustment back into society.
A short-term structured living environment mainly for persons who have just left residential institutions and are expected to have difficulty adjusting to living in the community.
A homelike residence for people who are considered too disturbed to remain in their accustomed surroundings but do not require the total care of a mental institution.
Keywords:  inn, midway, journey, place, call
an inn or place of call midway on a journey.