Safe Driving Program

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

Upcoming Sessions:

January 16, 2019
March 20, 2019
May 15, 2019

Classes are held from 1:00 – 4:30.
Classes are held at CRJ- 439 Main Street, Suite 2, Bennington
Participants must attend both classes per session in order to successfully complete Program.
Cost for the Program is $50- payable one week in advance of first class

SHOP (Student Hope and Opportunity Program)

SHOP is CRJ’s afterschool program. SHOP 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 SHOP activities.

SHOP is open Tuesdays, 2:30 -4:30 at CRJ.

Meal and Movie Night

Each month, CRJ hosts a movie and healthy meal for youth. The event is held every third Thursday in the Willowbrook Community Room and is open to all Bennington area youth up to age 18. The event provides youth with a safe, supervised setting where they can socialize with friends watching a blockbuster movie and a enjoy healthy meal. This event is partially funded through a grant from the United Way of Vermont.

Monthly Restorative Boards and Panels

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

Second Wednesday of the month- 3 PM
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Bennington

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

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

Reparative Program

Bennington Restorative Justice Panel
First and Third Wednesday of the month – 8:30 AM
Vermont Department of Health, Bennington

Manchester Restorative Justice Panel
Second Tuesday of the month- 2:00 PM
First Congregational Church, Manchester Center