Dismas is Family. You feel welcome whenever you enter any of our homes. Since 1988, Dismas House has been welcoming former prisoners back to greater Worcester. In our homes, Dismas House, the Dismas Family Farm, and the Father John Brooks House, former prisoners are engaged in the hard work of rebuilding lives, and rekindling hope for themselves and their families. Families, volunteer Board members, live-in international students, and church volunteers help create the family atmosphere by breaking bread with residents and spending time with them. Our dedicated staff - many former prisoners themselves - provide key educational, recovery, and reentry tools to our residents.