Second Chance Colombus

6011 Columbus Pike
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Driver Intervention Program

Choose An Upcoming Driver Intervention Program

Second Chance Counseling Center offers a state certified 72-Hour DIP. Our program is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (ODMHAS). We offer Driver Intervention Programs in 5 convenient locations throughout the year. Please register for the one that works for you by clicking the title of the event.

Driver Intervention Program (DIP)-Worthington

17 Spaces Available Out Of 30

December 14, 2017

7411 Vantage Dr., Columbus, OH


Sandusky DIP - Comfort Inn

38 Spaces Available Out Of 45

January 4, 2018

5909 Milan Rd., Sandusky, OH


Worthington DIP- Courtyard Marriott

16 Spaces Available Out Of 30

January 4, 2018

7411 Vantage Dr., Columbus, OH


Delaware DIP - Quality Inn

12 Spaces Available Out Of 20

January 11, 2018

1251 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH


Clyde DIP - Red Roof Inn

43 Spaces Available Out Of 45

January 18, 2018

1363 W. McPherson Hwy., Clyde, OH


Worthington DIP- Courtyard Marriott

25 Spaces Available Out Of 29

January 25, 2018

7411 Vantage Dr., Columbus, OH


Delaware DIP - Quality Inn

20 Spaces Available Out Of 20

February 1, 2018

1251 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH


Clyde DIP - Red Roof Inn

45 Spaces Available Out Of 45

February 1, 2018

1363 W. McPherson Hwy., Clyde, OH


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72-Hr. Driver Intervention Program for your OVI Arrest

Several convenient locations::
NOTE: OUR DIP IS NOT HELD AT OUR OFFICE LOCATION. THE DIP IS CONDUCTED AT THE HOTEL LOCATIONS LISTED BELOW:

WORTHINGTON – COURTYARD MARRIOTT 7411 VANTAGE DR., COLUMBUS, OH 43235

DELAWARE – QUALITY INN 1251 COLUMBUS PIKE (RT. 23), DELAWARE, OH 43015

SANDUSKY – COMFORT INN 5909 MILAN RD., SANDUSKY, OH 44870

CLYDE – RED ROOF INN 1363 W MCPHERSON HIGHWAY, CLYDE, OH 43410

Please do not contact the hotel. To reach us for any reason please call our office. Thank you.

Your options –
Delaware & Worthington
Semi-Private Room - $350 (2 clients per room)
Private Room - $550
These prices are only valid for Worthington & Delaware locations. This includes room, meals (exception Thursday p.m.) and education.
There is a $25 discount for online registration & printing out your own registration forms.
**A $100 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration to secure your spot in the class.**
***A $50 fee (in addition to the deposit) will be required at the time of rescheduling a registration.***

~PRICES & LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE~

Your options –
Clyde
Semi-Private Room - $335 – 2 clients per room (Included Locations: Clyde)
Private Room - $475

Your options –
Sandusky
Semi-Private Room - $295 – Up to 3 clients per room (Inlcuded Locations: Sandusky)
Private Room - $475 (***Effective 1/1/2018 Private rooms will be $500)

Call Today to Speak to A Specialist

(614) 635 9011

DIP FAQS

The State of Ohio has mandatory sentencing for individuals convicted of OVI (DUI). If an individual is convicted of a first offense OVI or DUI, there is a mandatory jail sentence of 3 days. The court may allow you to participate in a 72 hour Driver Intervention Program (DIP) as an alternative, as long as the program is state approved. The DIP is an educational alternative to jail time.

Second Chance Counseling Center offers a state certified 72-Hour DIP. Our program is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (ODMHAS).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is DIP?

72 hour residential program in a local hotel
An alternative to 72 hours of jail time
Helps clients understand the dangers and the seriousness of drinking and driving
Promotes safety through education
Provides a staff evaluation and recommendation for follow up, if necessary.

What is included?

-Lodging at a local hotel
-Catered meals are provided Friday – Sunday
-Certificate of Completion
-All necessary documents will be sent to your attorney, court system and/or probation within 24 hours of your completion. YOU MUST BRING YOUR REGISTRATION PAPERWORK INCLUDING NAMES OF NECESSARY RECIPIENTS, PHONE & FAX NUMBERS OR EMAIL TO SEND COMPLETED PAPERWORK TO. THIS PAPERWORK WAS EMAILED TO YOU AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION AND SHOULD BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY. DO NOT SIGN OR DATE PAPERWORK UNTIL WITNESSED BY DIP EMPLOYEE. **WE RECOMMEND FILLING IT OUT RIGHT WHEN YOU REGISTER SO YOU HAVE TIME TO COLLECT NECESSARY DATA. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE INFORMATION REQUIRED, IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTACT THE PROPER AUTHORITIES TO OBTAIN THAT INFORMATION (I.E. ATTORNEYS, PROBATION DEPARTMENT, COURT SYSTEM ETC.)
-Valuable information and education regarding the serious nature of drinking and driving.

What to expect

Upon arrival at the hotel (no later than 5pm) you will check-in with a staff member, complete the registration form process and have your luggage checked. When the registration process is complete you will receive a room key and be able to settle in to your room.
The first night we will go over the program rules and give you an overview of how the weekend is operated. There is no dinner served on the Thursday night - please eat before you attend.
Daily activities consist of various speakers (including an attorney), films, group sessions, and individual counseling. We take breaks regularly at which time you will be able to return to your room to use your phone.
Breakfast is available after 7 am, Lunch is approximately 12 pm & Dinner at approximately 5 pm. All clients will remain in their room from 9 pm.-7am. NO EXCEPTIONS!
You will have a refrigerator in your room if you choose to bring extra food or drinks. You will also have access to a microwave.
Immediately after online/phone registration, you will receive an email detailing what you will need to bring for the weekend (ie: completed registration forms, toiletries, snacks, etc.).
Our staff members will be available to help you through this process.

DIP Rules, Regulations & Important Information

A complete list of Rules, Regulations as well as Client Rights & Responsibilities can be found in the registration packet.
The use of any mood altering substance including alcohol, other than what a doctor has prescribed to you, is not permitted at the program. Do not use any mood altering substances for at least 72- hours prior to attending the program as you may be subjected to a urinalysis, breathalyzer and/or a room or bag check at any time. Clients who possess a prescription for a mood altering substance must provide a prescription bottle with the label fully intact showing that the prescription was made out to them.
You must complete the entire 72-hour program to receive a completion certificate for the court.
Guests/visitors are not permitted.
Cell phones, tablets and laptops must remain in your hotel room at all times. No video game systems permitted.
We want you to be able to take all of your over the counter and prescription medications as you normally do. Please bring all medications in their original containers so we can accommodate your needs. Medications can only be brought in the amount you are prescribed for the weekend, for example if your prescription says that you are to take 2 pills 2 times daily then you should bring no more than 8 of those pills.
**There is a $100 non-refundable deposit due at the time of registration.
**There is a $50 rescheduling fee (in addition to the $100 deposit)due at the time of any rescheduling issues. In order to be rescheduled, you must pay the $50 fee in full.
Should an emergency arise, it is the client’s responsibility to contact Second Chance Counseling Center immediately.
Any client that leaves their room during restricted hours or leaves the hotel without approval will forfeit all monies paid. The client may re-register for a program at a later date for full price, and will incur the $50 rescheduling fee. Should this happen, Second Chance may be required to contact a probation officer or governing authority.
All remaining balances must be paid 10 calendar days prior to the start of the class. If a client has not paid their balance in full 10 calendar days prior to the start of the program, the client will be removed from the roster and asked to reschedule (and will incur the $50 rescheduling fee).
It is the client’s sole responsibility to pay the balance in full, 10 days prior to the start of the program. Second Chance Counseling Center is not responsible for contacting clients to obtain payment. It is also the sole responsibility of the client to read over all rules and regulations regarding the program and come fully prepared with their completed registration paperwork and necessary items for a weekend stay. Any questions/concerns about payment should be addressed with Second Chance Counseling Center staff immediately.

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