SMART Program

As of 10/22/2020 ALL attendees must Pre-Register in order to attend SMART. You may either register online and pay with a credit card or contact Nicole at nicole.wichowski@madd.org if you are paying in-person with a money order. There will be NO on-site registration.


In-Person SMART Programs

We have the following dates and times for SMART (youth program for people under 21 with infractions OTHER THAN DUI):

Location: 3 Corporate Drive, Shelton, CT 06484. Free parking on site. The maximum capacity for each panel is 25 people.

Monday, November 23rd – EVENING (registration begins at 5:15pm and the program begins at 6pm)

Space is limited. You MUST Pre-Register in order to attend!!


New Location: AMR, 130 Shield St., West Hartford

Wednesday, December 2nd – EVENING (registration begins at 5:15pm and the program begins at 6pm)

Space is limited. You MUST Pre-Register in order to attend!!


New Location: Italian American Social Club, 40 Hamre Lane, Branford

Tuesday, November 10th – EVENING (registration begins at 5:15pm and the program begins at 6pm)

Space is limited. You MUST Pre-Register in order to attend!!


New Location: Groton Police Department, 68 Groton Long Point Road,
Groton

Tuesday, October 27th – EVENING (registration begins at 5:15pm and the program begins at 6pm)

Space is limited. You MUST Pre-Register in order to attend!!


We have strict guidelines that we now have to adhere to. Each client will be required to wear a face mask at all times, have their temperature taken upon arrival, answer screening questions, and maintain social distancing.


Due to Coronavirus (Covid-19) MADD has CANCELLED below SMART programs:

November 4th- Waterford

December 8th- Danby (WCSU)

Please see our 2020 calendar for other dates and locations around the state. For those who have already registered for one of the above programs, please contact nicole.wichowski@madd.org to move your registration to another date or location.

Printable 2020 Schedule


Online registration is available for all SMART Program locations.

This program is for NOT for anyone charged with a DUI. If charged with a DUI, please refer to Victim Impact Panel page.

The MADD Power of You(th)® Start Making A Right Turn™ SMART TEEN Program and MADD Power of Parents® Start Making A Right Turn™ SMART PARENT Program is tailored for individuals under the age of 21 at the time of offense and parents for those under the age of 18. The programs are designed for those found to be in violation of Connecticut motor vehicle, minor in possession of alcohol, possession of marijuana or underage drinking laws and the associated dangers.

To attend the MADD SMART™ Teen & Parent Programs, please follow these instructions:

  1. Choose a location: specific dates can be found when you click on the location.
  2. Program Fee: $50.00 credit card pre-registration or money order made payable to MADD Connecticut and a Photo ID. (For example – driver’s license, state issued ID, student ID, or passport). We do not accept cash or personal checks. 
  3. If under 18, a parent or guardian is required to attend the program and must bring a Photo ID and additional $50 program fee.
  4. Re-check the website on the afternoon of the program to make sure that no changes or cancellations have been made to the schedule.
  5. Registration for the program begins at 5:15 pm. The program starts at 6:00 pm. Doors close and registration ends at 6:00 pm. No one will be permitted after 6:00 pm. Latecomers will not be allowed entry and refunds will not be given. The program is first-come, first-serve. Pre-registration does not guarantee a seat. If you miss registration or no seats are available the MADD Connecticut office will be able to change your registration.
  6. Pre-registration is available for all locations.
  7. Upon completion of the program, all participants are given a certificate of completion to submit to the courts or other respective referral agencies. You must retain and provide this verification to the court. MADD shall report whether the defendant satisfactorily completed the program to the Court Support Services Division.
  8. DO NOT CALL THE PROGRAM LOCATIONS. They have no affiliation with MADD and are not able to provide you with information.
  9. If you have questions, please contact MADD at 203-764-2566 or nicole.wichowski@madd.org.
  10. If you have been charged or convicted of a DUI, please register for the MADD CT Victim Impact Panel, VIP. The SMART program will not fulfill your requirement. 

Branford

Italian American Social Club – SMART

40 Hamre lane, Branford, CT SMART PROGRAM

40 Hamre lane, Branford, CT 06405, USA (map)


Danbury

Western Connecticut State University – SMART

181 White Street, Danbury, CT Midtown Campus Student Center, Rooms 201 & 202 SMART PROGRAM

181 White St, Danbury, CT 06810, USA (map)


Groton

Groton Police Department – SMART

68 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, CT 06340

68 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, CT 06340, USA (map)


Hamden

SMART

1825 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT SMART PROGRAM

1825 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517, USA (map)


Torrington

Torrington Public Library – SMART

12 Daycoeton Pl, CT SMART PROGRAM

12 Daycoeton Pl, Torrington, CT 06790, USA (map)


Middletown

Faith Lutheran Church – SMART

300 Washington St., Middletown, CT SMART PROGRAM

300 Washington St, Middletown, CT 06457, USA (map)


Norwalk

Norwalk City Hall Community Room – SMART

125 East Ave, Norwalk, CT SMART PROGRAM

125 East Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851, USA (map)


Shelton

3 Corporate Drive, Shelton CT 06484  SMART PROGRAM

3 Corporate Drive, Shelton CT 06484, USA (map)


Waterford

Waterford Public Library -SMART

49 Rope Ferry Rd., Waterford, CT Program in basement. SMART PROGRAM

49 Rope Ferry Rd, Waterford, CT 06385, USA (map)


West Hartford

University of Hartford Konover Community Center- SMART

200 Bloomingfield Ave, West Hartford, CT Church Office Entrance SMART PROGRAM

200 Bloomingfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117, USA (map)


West Hartford-AMR

American Medical Response-West Hartford – SMART

130 Shield St., West Hartford, CT 06110 SMART PROGRAM

130 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110 (map)


Willimantic

Eastern Connecticut State University – SMART

83 Windham St Willimantic 06226 Student Cent Room 113 & 115. SMART PROGRAM

83 Windham St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA (map)