One-Day DWI Program

The One-Day DWI Program is an alternative sanction for first-time DWI offenders. The program provides a prompt and consistent response to prevent repeat offenses.

Participants attend programming that combines:

  • Alcohol education
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Self-assessment
  • Victim impact panel

Register by phone

One-Day DWI program classes are currently being facilitated virtually. To register for a class, please contact us at 612-348-3665.

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COVID-19 information

One-Day DWI program facilitated virtually

The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation is temporarily facilitating virtual One-Day DWI program classes to help ensure the health and safety of our clients and staff. At this time, in-person classes are not being offered; we anticipate in-person classes resuming January 1, 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Questions about the program

If you have questions about the One-Day DWI program, please contact us at 612-348-3665 or

Register for a class

To register for a virtual class, please contact us at 612-348-3665.

Fees and payment 

The One-Day DWI program fee is $385 ($260 for public defender clients).

  • Payment must be made at least one day in advance of the program.

  • Bring your payment receipt to the class.

  • Payment options include:

    • Cash (must be exact amount, no change will be given)

    • Credit/debit card - to make a payment, call the Fee Line at 612-348-5179

    • Check (made out to Hennepin County Treasurer)

    • Money order (made out to Hennepin County Treasurer)

  • Please include your case number and social security number with payment.

Paying by mail

Paying by mail requires that the payment be submitted two weeks in advance of the class. Payments can be mailed to:

Hennepin County Treasurer
P.O. Box 15171
Minneapolis, MN 55415-0171

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