The Hartford Community Restorative Justice Center currently offers:

  • Safe Driver Class/Victim Impact Panel (Co-facilitated by Hartford Probation and Parole)
  • Restorative Panel Training
  • Expressive Writing Group
  • Debate and Public Speaking Course, hosted by SPEAK, Vermont Law School


Debate and Public Speaking Course, hosted by SPEAK, Vermont Law School:

  • When: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 
  • Time:  3:30 – 4:30 P.M.
  • The course is a 8-week course, but it can be joined at any time.
  • Where: Hartford Community Restorative Justice Center (58 North Main Street, #102, White River Junction, 05001)
  • Why: Learn about debate and how it can help with critical thinking and presentation skills.
  • For more information, call 802-291-7173 or visit:


Restorative Panel Training:

  • When:  March 1st
  • Time:  5PM – 8PM
  • Interested in learning more about volunteering on one of our Restorative Panels?
  • Want to build relationships within the community while developing communication skills and building your resume?
  • HCRJC offers free training to prepare you to volunteer on one of HCRJC’s Panels.
  • Please contact the center to learn about our next Restorative Panel Training: 802-291-7173 or email Martha McLafferty


Safe Driver Class / Victim Impact Panel  (Co-facilitated by Hartford Probation and Parole):

  • For individuals who have pled guilty to negligent operation, DUI, texting while driving, speeding, driving with a suspended license, and other driving offenses.
  • Two-night workshop in Hartford, VT, including a presentation from individuals harmed by an unsafe driver.
  • A $50 fee is required for attendance and to receive a certificate of completion after full participation.
  • Learn the impact of your actions on others.
  • Create a safe driving plan.
  • Learn the impact of unsafe driving.
  • Learn the cost of unsafe driving.
  • Upcoming classes in 2018: May: 17th & 24th, August: 16th & 23rd, November: 8th & 15th
  • Time: 4:30 – 7:30.
  • Where: 812 VA Cutoff Rd # 2, White River Junction, VT 05001
  • To reserve your space, call 802-291-7173 or email Jonathan Tuthill
  • For classes in other locations, visit:


Expressive Writing GroupCome together to write as a means of discovering and exploring your experiences, stories, ideas, and issues:

  • FREE group led by Joni B. Cole, founder of the Writer’s Center in White River Junction.
  • No writing experience required.
  • All writing shared within the group will remain confidential.
  • Join anytime.
  • Mondays 11:30 AM – 1 PM  (ongoing).
  • Call the Center to sign up.