Happy Columbus Day!

Nearly 500 years after Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World while searching for a faster route to the Far East, a small group of men from the five councils of the Knights of Columbus met for the first time in Louisville, Kentucky to consider the idea of forming Dismas Charities. Their efforts were obviously […]

Dismas Charities Diersen Clients Put In Touch With Local Resources

Clients from the Louisville-based Diersen Substance Abuse Program took part in Reintegration Night, a program sponsored by Goodwill to provide hope to re-entering citizens by, in one setting, giving them easy access to community partners and letting them know the community cares about them and wants them to do the next right thing. Services available […]

Dismas Charities Diersen Facility Residents In Louisville Aid Homeless

Ladies from the Diersen Substance Abuse Program accompanied staff from My Chosen People in offering supplies to the homeless population of downtown Louisville. Items included raincoats, hygiene products, and apples. “The ladies stated that it was very humbling to see first-hand the hardships faced by the homeless population and also expressed gratitude for the comforts […]

Happy 4th of July America!

From the Dismas Charities family to all of America. Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July celebration! Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities St. Ann Plants Community Garden

In early May, 11 men from the St. Ann Substance Abuse Program began working on the program’s community garden project. This year’s garden consists of corn, green beans, onions, zucchini, cucumbers, hot peppers, bell peppers, and tomatoes. Above Client William Horsley works with pepper plants. Like Us On Facebook!

Memorial Day 2019 – Remember and Honnor

Please join Dismas Charities in remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Without these individuals our own freedoms would not be possible today.

Dismas Charities St. Ann Residents Create Blankets For Louisville Hospital Neonatal ICU

Occupational Therapy students from Spalding University and Jefferson Community and Technical College completed a six-week internship by leading the residents of the St. Ann Substance Abuse Program in creating sixteen “No Sew” blankets that will be donated to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Louisville Hospital. The design of the blankets is specific […]

Mission Behind Bars Celebrates Returning Citizens At Dismas Charities Diersen Facility In Louisville

Mission Behind Bars (MBB) held their 3rd Annual Reveal Fundraiser at the Diersen center to celebrate the stories of returning citizens they have helped over the past year. Former Resident Anita Barrera told how Dismas Charities saved her life. Dr. Jennifer M. Ortiz, an Assistant Professor of Criminology at Indiana University Southeast, was the featured […]

My Chosen People Graduates 15 From Diersen Substance Abuse Program

My Chosen People graduated 15 residents from their re-entry classes in mid-March. My Chosen People works extensively with the Diersen SAP offering sessions on mental health and substance abuse treatment, education, assistance with medical care, job search and placement, case management, conflict management, housing and parenting classes. Refreshments were served. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Diersen Clients Help Wayside Mission Homeless

With guidance from The Grateful Threads group of Jeffersontown Christian Church, several clients of the Louisville-based Diersen Sub-stance Abuse Program crocheted and knitted 35 scarves and hats for the homeless residents of Wayside Christian Mission. The clients, all members of New Life in Christ Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), participated in the fourth annual outreach […]