SMART Program

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 Johanna Krebs at 203-764-2566 or johanna.krebs@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. 

Click here to download a printable 2018 calendar.

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)


Hamden

Hamden Middle School – SMART

2623 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT Enter through main entrance. SMART PROGRAM

2623 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06518, USA (map)


Litchfield

Wisdom House – SMART

229 East Litchfield Rd, Litchfield, CT SMART PROGRAM

229 E Litchfield Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA (map)


Middletown

The DeKoven House Community Center – SMART

27 Washington St., Middletown, CT SMART PROGRAM

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


Norwalk

St. Paul’s on the Green – SMART

60 East Ave., Norwalk, CT SMART PROGRAM

60 East Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851, 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

St. John’s Episcopal Church – SMART

679 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, CT Church Office Entrance SMART PROGRAM

679 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119, USA (map)


Willimantic

Eastern Connecticut State University – SMART

83 Windham St., Willimantic, CT Student Center – Rooms 221 & 219 Garage Parking Only. SMART PROGRAM

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