SMART Program

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

June 16th-University of Hartford (West Hartford)

August 5th- Waterford

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 to move your registration to another date or location.

Online registration is now 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
  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. 

Click here to download a printable 2020 calendar.


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)


Spring Glen Church – SMART

1825 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT SMART PROGRAM

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


Torrington Public Library – SMART

12 Daycoeton Pl, CT SMART PROGRAM

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


Faith Lutheran Church – SMART

300 Washington St., Middletown, CT SMART PROGRAM

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


Norwalk City Hall Community Room – SMART

125 East Ave, Norwalk, CT SMART PROGRAM

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


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)


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)