Intoxicated Driver Resource Center

E-mail Address:
Fax: 908-558-2562
Due to the New Jersey State of Emergency regarding the COVID-19 virus, all Union County Intoxicated Driving Resource Center (IDRC) classes are being held online until further notice.  If you have questions or were scheduled for a class that has been cancelled, please email or call 908-527-4791 or 908-527-4804.  Please note that there may be a delay in IDRC response due to increased call/email volume during this time.

The Union County IDRC is a required state mandated (12 hour program) to educate, screen and evaluate clients who may be in need of a structured intervention regarding their alcohol and/or drug abuse. The IDRC’s purpose is to make clients who have been identified as having an alcohol or drug involvement in connection with the operation of a motor vehicle, otherwise known as a DWI, aware of their inappropriate behavior of being under the influence while driving. The state mandated program consists of a two day (total of 12 hours) alcohol/drug education program. All IDRC clients are required to be screened on an individual basis by Licensed Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselors (LCADCs) to determine the level of care to be recommended on an individual basis, or if the individual is deemed treatment appropriate for additional services. This educational Alcohol/Drug program is designated to prevent future recidivism and continues to work cooperatively with the local providers, the Courts, the state and DWI offenders.

Our focus is quality services, a positive outcome for our clients and to heighten community awareness and safety.

IDRC Court Ordered Class Information

The information below is for individuals who have received an attendance notice noting that you have been scheduled to attend a MANDATORY Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) class.

Location: The Gateway Family YMCA – 1564 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ  07065. Check NJ Transit’s website for public transportation accessibility.  A parking garage is location on Main Street.

Fee: The fee for the IDRC class is $264.  Payment must only be by a certified check or money order.  The money order or certified check is due upon arrival, 1st day, and made payable to:

Union County IDRC (not the NJMVC)


Instructions: Please bring a brown bag lunch and non-alcoholic beverage.  If treatment has been completed, bring verification with you to the class. Please notify IDRC in writing prior to your scheduled attendance if you have a disability (i.e. use a wheelchair, deaf/hard of hearing) and require a reasonable accommodation. Please bring all court paperwork with you to the class.  If you do not speak English, bring an interpreter to the class.  Cell phone use is prohibited during the full 2 day IDRC classes.

IDRC Clase Ordenada por la Corte

Esta información es para los individuos que han recibido una comunicación explicando que usted ha sido programado asistir a una clase OBLIGATORIA del Centro de Recurso para Conductores Intoxicados (IDRC)

Lugar: The Gateway Family YMCA – 1564 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ  07065. Pueden ver la página del NJ Transit para transportación pública.  Hay un garaje de estacionamiento en Main Street.

Costo: La cuota para la clase es de $264.  Pago debe ser por medio de cheque certificado o giro postal (money order).  Este debe ser entregado al llegar a la clase el primer dia y debe ser pagadero a:

Union County IDRC (no al  NJMVC)


Instrucciones: Por favor traer su almuerzo y algo de tomar que no contenga alcohol. Si el tratamiento ha sido terminado, por favor traer verificación a la clase.  Favor de notificar IDRC por escrito antes de su cita, si usted tiene alguna discapacidad y (necesita una silla de ruedas o tiene  problemas de audición) y requiere ayuda. Por favor traer los documentos de la corte a la clase. Si usted no habla Inglés puede traer un intérprete a la clase.  El uso de teléfono celular es prohibido durante los 2 días de clases.