STOP DWI Program
County Correctional Center
E, Room 1
Meadow, NY 11554
What is the STOP DWI Program?
The Stop DWI Program is a voluntary alcohol and drug
treatment program for 60 inmates at the Nassau County
Correctional Center. It is run in cooperation
with the Sheriff’s Department. The goals
of the program are to assist inmates and families with
the return to community, and to engage the inmates
in post-incarceration treatment to prevent relapse
and the cycle of addiction. There is a strong
emphasis on a smooth transition and return to the community.
What services will I receive?
The STOP DWI Program provides individual and small group
counseling, vocational rehabilitation, chemical dependency
education, HIV/AIDS testing and education, self-help
meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous
and Gamblers Anonymous. Treatment and self-help
meetings are available daily. Counselors and
inmates participate together in discharge planning
to ensure follow-up treatment and rehabilitation. The
program includes a chemical dependency curriculum which
focuses on written participation from the inmates and
How can I participate in this program?
Admission to the STOP DWI Program is open to male inmates
at the Correctional Center who have a medium security
classification and an alcohol or drug problem. Participation
is voluntary and requires a willingness to participate
in 3 in-house meetings per day and working with the
primary counselor to jointly develop a treatment plan. A
letter requesting participation in the program must
be sent to the Director of the STOP DWI Program. An
attorney or family member can also contact program
staff at 572-3610. All participants must
obey all correctional center rules and remain alcohol
and drug free.
Is there a fee for this
There is no fee for participating in this program.