Dismas Charities St. Ann S.A.P. Success!

The success of Ricky Shelton, a former Resident of our Dismas Charities St. Ann Substance Abuse Program (SAP) in Louisville, Kentucky, is a perfect example of what can be achieved when a person acknowledges their addiction and realizes that they have a choice as to how they will live life. Mr. Shelton’s choice was to […]

Diersen Residents Attend Y-Now

Three Diersen residents took part and shared their story at a Y-Now event, a program of the YMCA Safe Place Services designed for youth with incarcerated parents. “These children are more likely to feel shame, blame, and fear,” said Director Ronyal Horton. “They also struggle academically, and find it difficult to trust adults.” Studies show […]

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Dismas Charities St. Ann Pat Search Training

Probation and Parole Officers Shaun Adams, Ryan Blakeman, and James Henderson provided Frisk Search training for St. Ann staff. Staff were shown search techniques, examples of improper versus proper methods of pat searches, and a description of the risks and dangers involved in physical searches. “This training was an excellent opportunity to network with qualified […]

Dismas Charities St. Patrick Answers Louisville Mayor’s Call To Help Clean-Up

Twelve St. Patrick residents participated in Mayor Greg Fischer’s Clean Lou neighborhood event, designed to engage residents, volunteers, non-profits, corporate sponsors and city employees in cleaning up and beautifying about 50 miles of the city’s alleys and streets in six high crime neighborhoods. The Dismas contingent canvassed both sides of 13th Street to 15th, 15th […]

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Valued At Over $60,000 Dismas Charities Donates Dell Servers To Fern Creek High School

Dismas Charities continued its enthusiastic support for education in early January with the donation of 30 Dell brand servers to Louisville’s Fern Creek High School. “With much useful life still left in them, the decision was made to donate the servers to the school’s computer department led by Scott Horan (at left standing),” said Dismas […]

Dismas Charities Diersen Director Attends Heroin Crisis Events

Dismas’ Diersen Director Ronyal Horton (left), President/CEO Ray Weis (second from left), and Executive Vice President Jan Kempf (right) attended a presentation by the award-winning author of Dreamland, Sam Quinones (second from right) during a weeklong session on the drug epidemic. The event was sponsored by a Clark County (IN) government and civic group consortium. […]

Dismas Charities Residents Receive Free Flu Shots

In early February, Bruce Eckerle, Director of the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy’s Center for Health & Wellness, and other volunteers administered 53 free flu vaccinations to residents of the Portland, St. Patrick and Louisville facilities. Assisting Eckerle were Drs. Emily Blaiklock and Julie Burris, and Adam Smalley. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Manchester ‘Start-up’ Team Insures Excellence Standards Addressed

Before Dismas opens a new federal facility, the Bureau of Prisons completes a Pre-Occupancy Inspection. To insure every facet of the program meets BOP standards – and the Dismas Standard of Excellence – Dismas assembles a Start-Up Team on site. This group of seasoned veterans insures that everything from having the electricity turned on to […]