Founded in 1959, Dismas House offers treatment for offenders. It assists clients in issues related to drugs and alcohol. The agency operates Oxford House, which serves more than 5,000 individuals worldwide. Dismas House helps offenders in job and housing placement, vocational or educational referrals and substance abuse counseling. The agency offers in-house life skills development classes that focus on stress management, basic personal finance, public health issues and employment readiness. Dismas House is located in St. Louis.