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County of San Luis Obispo

First Offender Program

The First Offender DUI Program is a fifteen (15) week Education and Group counseling 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 9 weeks is conducted in a supportive atmosphere in which participants assess their relationship with alcohol. Participants also receive three individual counseling sessions.

Programs are conducted in English and Spanish.

Eligibility: Those 21 years or older convicted of a first DUI Offense in the last ten years with a blood alcohol level less than .20.

The First Offender Program fee is $984.00, payable in full or a Registration Fee of $200.00 and payments of $392.00 per month.