DRIVe- Driving Responsibly in Vermont

This program is designed for individuals who have criminal charges stemming from unsafe, impaired, and/or distracted driving.

2020 Sessions:

Currently, all DRIVe sessions are held virtually, using Skype. 

Contact CRJ for class schedule.

Cost for the Program is $50- payable one week in advance of first class. 

The Lounge

Currently, The Lounge is held virtually each afternoon as scheduled. To join The Virtual Lounge, visit CRJ’s Facebook Page Bennington Crj and send us a message that you would like to attend. Once approved, you will get the login information. Please join us!

The Lounge is CRJ’s afterschool program and is open to any student in grades 7 – 12. Special events, guest speakers, college mentors, movie nights, homework help, and wii video game tournaments are just a sample of The Lounge’s activities.

The Lounge is open Mondays – Thursdays, 2:30 -4:30 at CRJ.

Pizza and Movie Night

Currently, Movie Night is on hold. We hope to get it back up and running in the near future. Updates will be posted in the coming months.

Each month, CRJ hosts a pizza and movie night every third Thursday at 4 PM in the Willowbrook Community Room. This monthly event (open to all Bennington area youth up to age 18) provides youth with a safe, supervised setting where they can socialize with friends watching a blockbuster movie and a enjoy some delicious pizza and snacks. 

Monthly Restorative Panels

Currently all panels are held virtually. Safety is our main priority, therefore, in-person panels will only resume once it is deemed safe to do so.

First Tuesday of the month- 3PM
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Bennington

First Thursday of the month- 1 PM
Center for Restorative Justice, Bennington

First Wednesday of the month- 8:30 AM
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Bennington

Second Tuesday of the Month- 10 AM
Center for Restorative Justice, Bennington

Second Tuesday of the Month- 2:30 PM
First Congregational Church, Manchester Center

Third Wednesday of the month- 8:30 AM
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Bennington

Third Wednesday of the month- 3 PM
Second Congregational Church, Bennington

Fourth Wednesday of the month – 3 PM
First Congregational Church, Manchester Center