Monthly Archives: March 2011

Former prisoners make products at Oakham farm

(NECN: Kenneth Craig, Oakham, Mass.) – There’s a central Massachusetts online shopping site that is offering more than great gifts. It’s giving the people who make the gifts a fresh start. Click HERE to see the full article and video on

Dismas House gets grant for prisoner re-entry

WORCESTER — The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has awarded a $138,413 planning grant to Dismas House of Massachusetts to address problems surrounding prisoner re-entry in Worcester. The grant will enable Dismas House and its partners to research what has been successful elsewhere and make adaptations to create a new model for prisoner re-entry, according Jan Yost, president and CEO of the foundation. “The initiative will begin with a review of evidence-based models that have been implemented elsewhere and will […]