Dismas of Vermont Welcomes New Executive Director

June 25, 2020 DISMAS OF VERMONT WELCOMES INCOMING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JAMES CURRAN Dismas of Vermont, Inc. (DOV) has named James Curran to be its new Executive Director. Curran is replacing Jan-Roberta Tarjan, who announced several months ago her intention to … Continued

Burlington Dinner Celebration Cancelled

Due to public health concerns and restrictions on public gatherings, the 35th Dismas Community Celebration will not be held in 2020.  We are grateful to the many individuals who contributed to Dismas in support of the celebration.  We sincerely hope … Continued

Hartford Dinner Celebration Postponed

We are sorry to announce that we have decided to postpone our annual Dinner Celebration event until the early fall in light of COVID-19 concerns. Read more…

It’s Criminal!

Don’t miss It’s Criminal, an independent film by Dismas friend Signe Taylor, showing at the White River Independent Film Festival on June 3rd, at 7:00 p.m., at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction. Dismas of Vermont is a Community … Continued

Annual Reports

DISMAS Annual Report 2015  

“Ban the Box” Law Signed at Statehouse

Men and women transitioning from incarceration to the community face many challenges. Housing comes first, and that is where Dismas of Vermont steps up to lend a hand. Finding a job comes next, and for our residents, often burdened by … Continued

Dismas Day at the Legislature

This year Dismas of Vermont marks 30 years of continuous service and “Second Chances” given to men and women leaving incarceration and transitioning to the community. Dismas has hosted over 1,580 residential stays over the years, and we invited our … Continued