6 Month Enhanced First Time Offender DUI Program

6 month enhanced first offender

Enhanced First Offender Program AB762

This program meets the requirements for the conviction of a first offense driving under the influence. The program is a total of 45 hours combining alcohol and drug assessment, alcohol and drug education, process groups and individual interviews. Originally created for the high alcohol .20 arrests several years ago, the 6 month program has been replaced by the 9 month first offender program in California.

The program is currently offered for the following cases:

Originally sentenced as a six month first offender and never completed the program.
Some counties in California use a graduated method for assigning first offender programs.
The six month program today is sometimes ordered for those arrested at .15 to .19 alcohol level.

Required Sessions

6 Month Program (45 hours):
    •  Education Class - a combination of lecture and film (six classes, two hours each)
    •  Group Session - meet once a week (16 sessions, two hours each)
    •  Individual interviews - held at beginning, midpoints, and end of program
       (four meetings, 15 minutes each)

To schedule your orientation see information in box to the right.

The following situations may be on record with the DMV which may conflict with the court order.

  • Out of State DUI's
  • DUI programs not completed for arrests within ten years of the current violation date.
  • DUI’s not yet sentenced.
  • Please verify with the California DMV the exact program completion required for reinstatement of your driving privileges.

For More Information

This information is true for most people and most cases, but not all. Any specific questions regarding your case should be directed to your convicting court.

Any questions regarding your driver’s license or driving privileges should be directed to the Mandatory Actions unit of the DMV at  (916) 657-6525.

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DUI Orientation Appointment

Before receiving services, a mandatory orientation is held to explain the rules and requirements, assess program fees and determine method of payment.You will choose the days and times for your classes while you are at the orientation. We provide classes evenings, weekends, late afternoon and mornings. Written notice of all activities, schedules, times and classroom assignments are given to each participant at this time. 

Spanish language orientations please contact the office at 408-879-7581.

English language orientations are offered as follows:

Monday evening 5:30-7:30 pm every other week

Tuesday evening 5:30-7:30 pm every other week

Wednesday afternoon 3:00-5:00 pm each week

Thursday morning 9:30-11:30 am each week

You will be required to stay for the full two hours. On the day of the orientation you will select your class days and times from our program list. To request an orientation date, use our Orientation Date Request Form, or call the ADI office during the listed office hours. 408-879-7581

Please call the office to schedule Spanish language orientations.

On the date you attend the orientation your Department of Motor Vehicles form is electronically submitted to the DMV allowing you to obtain your restricted drivers license if you are eligible. If finances are a concern you can schedule a financial assessment appointment with us.

Bring one of the following documents to the orientation along with a $150 down payment toward the total program fee:

  • Admin per se pink temporary license along with the alcohol level
  • Court Order; please be aware if the court has an enrollment deadline
  • An H-6 In-house printout from the DMV
  • We accept checks, cash, debit or visa, mastercard, discover credit cards.

6 Month Enhanced First Offender Program Schedule

 

Component I- Education
Class meets two hours per week for six weeks
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:00–9:00pm

7:00–9:00pm

9:00–11:00am
6:00–8:00pm

4:30–6:30pm

5:30-7:30 pm Spanish

Currently Not Available

9:00–11:00am

 

Component II – Group
Meets two hours per week for 16 weeks
Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursday Friday Saturday

6:30–8:30pm

7:00–9:00pm

6:30–8:30pm
7:00–9:00pm

7:00-9:00pm Spanish

9:00–11:00am
4:30–6:30pm
7:00–9:00pm
9:00–11:00am
7:00–9:00pm
3:00–5:00pm

9:00–11:00am