What is this service?
The County of San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office Alternative Sentencing Unit (ASU) offers a Home Detention Program (HDP) for inmates who are sentenced to ten (10) days or more in the County Jail, and an Alternative Work Program (AWP) for inmates sentenced to twenty (20) days or less.
You can find more information about the Alternative Sentencing Program on the County Sheriff's Office website.
Who can use this service?
These voluntary programs are open only to minimum security/low risk inmates, as determined by the ASU staff.
The Home Detention Program (HDP) is available for inmates who are sentenced to ten (10) days or more in the County Jail.
The Alternative Work Program (AWP) is available for inmates sentenced to twenty (20) days or less in the County Jail.
Is there a charge for this service?
This service is provided free of charge.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.