The mission of the Yakima County DUI Court is to promote public safety through intensive court monitored treatment and assistance of high risk repeat DUI offenders by utilizing a collaborative approach which demands accountability of the offenders, court and treatment providers while focusing on public safety and a measurable reduction of DUI offenses.
The goals of the program are to:
Provide integrated substance abuse treatment with participant accountability as measured by enhanced supervision and Court monitoring
Identify non-violent DUI offenders who are 3rd and 4th time offenders early and get them into the program quickly
Provide alcohol case management treatment and assessment
Monitor drug and alcohol abstinence as measured by random urinalysis testing
Provide community referrals towards education, medical, housing, employment, mentoring and volunteer programs