Archives for January 2018

Dismas Charities Orlando Participates In Teach-In Event

Orlando Counselor Jasmine Dorival (standing) took part in a Teach-In event at the new Orange County Public School Academic Center for Excellence. Dorival covered the importance of making good decisions and the consequences of bad ones, what it takes in education to fulfill their dream careers, how the re-entry process works and the role a […]

Dismas Charities Kearney Hosts Local Housing Authority; Vera Institute Of Justice

The Kearney facility was visited by representatives from the Kearney Housing Authority (KHA) and the Vera Institute of Justice. The KHA was recently selected for the Open Doors to Public Housing initiative by the institute, an organization that works with government agencies on justice system reform. The new initiative will now allow those recently incarcerated […]

Christmas at Dismas!

Dismas Business Special Edition Click the link or any picture below to read the entire Dismas Business publication Dismas Business Christmas Edition 2017

Dismas Charities Diersen Facility Holds Covenant Ceremony

Rise of the Fallen (Class 56) of the Diersen Substance Abuse Program heard from licensed CADAC and motivational speaker Cassandra Gray who told the graduates of the five F’s they should remember: Freedom, Face your Fear, Forgive, Forget the Past, and Finish Strong. Over 25 visitors attended. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Montgomery Holds First Fit Friday Event; Enhances Resident Health

Patterned after a similar program at the Atlanta facility, the Montgomery program held their first Fit Friday, a weekly session that focuses on group fitness and nutritional education to promote health and wellness among residents. Hosted by Greenhouse Fitness Personal Trainers Joseph Green and Julia Steier, the residents are exposed to high-in cardio, designed to […]

Laredo Beauty College Steps To The Plate To Help Dismas Charities Residents

Laredo residents Adrianna Otero and Brenda Flores recently visited Laredo Beauty College where both received free haircuts, tints, hair highlights and a pedicure. The pampering was the result of Director Danny Reyes asking college Owner Judy Rodriguez for her services to assist residents who lack financial support. “This was a great outreach to the community […]

Dismas Charities Dania Beach Supports Women’s Club

Dania Beach staff attended an event in late October to show their support for the local Women’s Club by donating $200 toward the fight against Hunter Syndrome, a very rare, inherited genetic disorder caused by a missing or malfunctioning enzyme. All proceeds from the event went to Project Alive, a non-profit organization whose mission is […]