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County of San Luis Obispo

Extended First Offender Program

The Extended (Nine Month) First Offender DUI Program is an Education and Group counseling program for the driver ordered by court to attend an extended First Offender Drinking Driver Program.

The Education curriculum (6 weeks) includes videos, lectures and group discussions with informational materials on DUI law, court requirements, substance abuse and problem drinking. The Group Counseling component of the program (24 weeks) is conducted in a supportive atmosphere in which participants assess their relationship with alcohol. Participants also receive five (5) individual counseling sessions.

Programs are conducted in English and Spanish.

Eligibility: Those who have been convicted of a first DUI and have a blood alcohol level of .20 or higher within the past ten years. 

The Nine Month First Offender Program fee is $1,766.00, payable in full or a Registration Fee of $200.00 and payments of $196.00 per month.