These programs operate within community partner programs or within other county services.
Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Problem Assessment Program
Assessment program for persons dismissed from the Multiple Offender Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Program for the first time for a reason other than non-payment. The Court may also order any person convicted of a DUI to the program.
Driving Under the Influence Program
To enroll in the Driving Under the Influence program you must first attend a one-hour orientation meeting within 21 days of your DUI court conviction date.
DUI Compliance Court
DUI Compliance Court is a program for multiple DUI offenders. Through collaboration between the courts and community treatment providers, clients are provided case management and compliance services and alcohol and other drug education in outpatient and residential settings.
A minimum nine-month program based on intensive outpatient and residential community treatment services and frequent court supervision designed to support voluntary, positive behavioral change. The Drug Court Program provides the opportunity to form a unique partnership between the criminal justice system, the drug treatment community, and the offender.
Drug Testing - PassPoint
Random pupil scanned drug screenings (PassPoint) services for individuals enrolled in Sonoma County case management programs. Urinalysis testing is done for community AOD contract providers, and other court referrals as well as individuals with positive PassPoint screens. Testing analysis is done through Redwood Toxicology.
Testing instructions: (707) 565-7470
In-Custody Starting Point Program
Starting Point provides AOD services for inmates at the North County Detention Facility (NCDF). In Phase I of the In-Custody program, male inmates are located in a designated single housing unit, which is populated exclusively with inmates participating in the program. Phase II of the program consists of residential treatment placement in the community.
SonomaWORKS AODS counselors work at the Human Services Employment and Training Services Division to provide screening, assessment, and case management as part of the welfare to work team process. We contract with specific treatment agencies to provide necessary services to eligible clients with alcohol and drug problems that are barriers to employment.
Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities (TASC)
Provides advocacy, case management, assessment and treatment placement and supervision services for adults currently involved in the criminal justice system and who are ready to participate in treatment.