Adult Justice/Court Mandated Programs

Who is eligible?

Anyone can use this service who has a substance use disorder and criminal justice involvement that is in need of assistance. Program participants must have a substance use disorder and not be under the current physician care or with a pain management clinic. Program participants must be 18 years or older.

For FTC, the Drug and Alcohol participant must have a juvenile court dependency case.

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge for Medi-Cal beneficiaries and on a reasonable sliding fee scale.

Income levels and household size are assessed and fees are determined upon a percentage.
Medi-Cal beneficiaries' fees are covered by Medi-Cal.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays. 

DEJ, P-36, and FTC are available in the four (4) Drug and Alcohol Services locations in Paso Robles, Atascadero, San Luis Obispo/Johnson Ave, and Grover Beach. ADC is only available in the San Luis Obispo clinic and PRTS is available in the Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, and Grover Beach clinics.

FTC is held every Monday from 12:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m. If interested, referral must be made through Drug and Alcohol counselor and/or Social Worker.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Monday - Friday 8-5

3556 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422

Tel: (805) 461-6080

Monday - Friday 8-5

1523 Longbranch Avenue
Grover Beach, CA 93433

Tel: (805) 473-7080

Monday - Friday 8-5

805 4th Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Tel: (805) 226-3200

Monday - Friday 8-5

2180 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-4275


All individuals have the option to participate in services, although if services are declined, it could have an effect on your court case and/or probation.

Yes, this treatment court was designed as a collaboration between Child Welfare Services and Drug and Alcohol Services.

FTC was designed as a four-phase program, averaging three (3) months in each phase. However, it is truly determined by the participant and their progress.

The court/sentencing aspect could be affected, although you should discuss this with your attorney for determination. Drug and Alcohol will perform an assessment and determine proper placement.

Ask your attorney for a substance use disorder assessment in court/jail by one of the Drug and Alcohol Services staff members. This assessment will determine proper level of care and proper placement for substance use disordered treatment.

The following are benefits of participating in FTC:

  • Statistically, parents have an increase in visitation earlier than if not participating in court.
  • Provided support by judge and staff
  • Incentives program includes gift cards, candy bars, prize bin, etc.
  • Your social worker gets weekly updates on your progress.

The FTC is located at the Veteran's Hall, San Luis Obispo.