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Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.

Driving Under the Influence Programs


Please read the following information so you know how to continue to receive services during the temporary COVID-19 public health emergency. Some Behavioral Health programs may require additional forms to be completed. Please reach out to your treatment team with questions and concerns.

Telehealth over Zoom for Health

To avoid a delay in completing your treatment program, County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health will begin offering Remote Client Services. Remote Client Services will enable you to continue program with a certified counselor via a virtual meeting platform called Zoom.

In order to help you participate in Zoom Remote Client Services, we have created user-friendly instructions and tutorials found here. Your treatment team will be in contact with you over email with a web link so you may join your sessions virtually through a computer, tablet, or phone.

Who can use this service?

What is the process?

Step 1: To Enroll:

  • Go to the program office where you wish to enroll as soon as possible following referral.
  • You may enroll between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Atascadero and Grover Beach Office. To enroll at the SLO office, call (805) 781-4753 to make an appointment to enroll.To save time download the DUI Forms you need by going to www.slodas.org and fill them out prior to coming in to enroll.
  • Enrollment precedes program participation. Enrollment services are on a first come-first serve basis.
  • Bring your court paperwork; know your date of violation, and minimum $200 to enroll.

Is there a charge for this service?

 

Wet Reckless Program/Young Adult Program 1  

 

First Offender Program/Young Adult Program 2 

 

Extended First Offender

 

Multiple Offender

Other Fees

 

(Without additional fees) 

 

$478

 

$984

 

$1,766  

 

$3,100

Missed meeting: $46

Leave of Absence: $33

Transfer In: $100

Reinstate: $100

Urine Screen: $28

County Processing Fee: $25

Insufficient Funds: $31

Down Payment 

 

$200  

 

$200  

 

$200  

 

$200

(Adjusted balance due after down payment) 

 

$278

 

$784

 

$1,566

 

$2,900

Minimum Monthly Payment 

$278

1 Payment 

$392 

 

$196

 

$242


Please see updated fees table starting 7/16/2018

When and where is this service offered?

Driving Under the Influence program sessions are available in all Drug & Alcohol Services locations.

Sessions are held in the daytime and evening hours to accommodate program participants as best as possible. Please contact the specific locations for the current schedule of classes and group sessions.

 

Location, directions and hours of operation

Click on location name to show hours of operation, directions and phone information

San Luis Obispo Drug & Alcohol Services

Office: Monday - Friday 8-5

2180 Johnson Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-4275

Grover Beach Drug & Alcohol & Probation

Office: Monday - Friday 8-5

1523 Longbranch Avenue Grover Beach, CA 93433

Tel: (805) 473-7080

Atascadero Drug & Alcohol Services

Office: Monday - Friday 8-5

3556 El Camino Real Atascadero, CA 93422

Tel: (805) 461-6080

Paso Robles Drug & Alcohol Services

Office: Monday - Friday 8-5

1763 Ramada Drive Paso Robles, CA 93446

Tel: (805) 226-3200

Frequently Asked Questions

Where & When are the classes?

We have programs at all 4 Drug and Alcohol Service locations and classes are offered throughout the day and evening. While the clinics are closed due to COVID 19 services will be held over the phone and by telehealth only.

Are there weekend classes?

Currently, no weekend classes are available.

Can I finish my program sooner than 3, 9 or 18 months?

Your program cannot be completed before the designated time period per state guidelines.

Can I make payments online?

Currently we cannot take payments online but can pay by phone for no extra fee with a credit or debit card.

Can I take my classes online?

DHCS is allowing telehealth services during the shelter in place order due to COVID19. However, normally classes have to be held in person.

How can I get services sooner?

San Luis Obispo Drug and Alcohol Services is the only DUI Provider in San Luis Obispo County. However, you may try other DUI providers. You can access a directory of all California providers provided by California Health & Human Services Agency.

How long are the classes?

Classes are typically 2 hours long, depending on program/frequency.

How much does it cost?

That depends on the program needed to suffice Courts and/or DMV. Please reference the updated fees table. 

What if I have a vacation planned?

Leave of absences are available for a fee & extend the program(s).

What if I miss a class?

 You will be charged a fail to show fee for any missed appointment-class or individual.

When can I get my license back?

That is a question for DMV. You can access the California DMV website here. 

Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.