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Our Mission

Another Chance. A Fresh Start. Across the state, Dismas of Vermont homes provide shelter and support to men and women making the difficult transition from incarceration to new lives. Join us in our mission of reconciling prisoners to society and society to prisoners. Create a more just, safe, and productive Vermont.

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  • Of Dismas Residents Successfully Transitioned Back To Their Communities (2022)
    Of Dismas Residents Successfully Transitioned Back To Their Communities (2022)

    71%

  • Of Dismas Residents Did Not Commit a New Crime (2022)
    Of Dismas Residents Did Not Commit a New Crime (2022)

    90%

  • Of Dismas Residents Were Successfully Employed In Our Communities (2022)
    Of Dismas Residents Were Successfully Employed In Our Communities (2022)

    84%

  • Total Volunteer Hours From Our Amazing Communities (2022)
    Total Volunteer Hours From Our Amazing Communities (2022)

    6,358

Podcast Series: Going the Dismas

Meditation is powerful. If you’re unsure whether or not the practice is worth looking into, check out these top ways meditation can help improve your life.

Turns out, regular writing and keeping a journal actually has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits. Today, we’re going to check them out.

Despite their age, children can have a powerful impact in the community, if only we encourage them to do so. Here are four reasons kids should start volunteering young.