Definition of community home in English:

community home

Line breaks: com|mu¦nity home

noun

British
A centre for housing young offenders and other young people in need of custodial care.
More example sentences
  • Mr Walker said: ‘We operate an ‘open door’ policy, so we accept anyone who wants to rebuild their lives and live in a community home.
  • It became an assisted community home under the Children's Act of 1969.
  • He could not be placed in an ordinary community home because he had held two children hostage at such a home the previous year.

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