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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

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What if you could live with more compassion this week and share love with other people in your community, country or even the world? Turns out, you can!