Benefits of Program

Benefits of the Athens DUI/Drug Court to the Participant:


-Reduced Confinement

-50% reduction of fine upon graduation

-Case management assistance in complying with sentence requirements

-Job Search assistance and free computer access

-Free bike rental and bus passes to assist with transportation issues

-License reinstatement assistance when eligible

-Individual and group counseling

-Educational assistance

-Assistance with inpatient and outpatient treatment services

-Community service credit is given upon fulfillment of requirements


Benefits of The Athens DUI/Drug Court to the Community:

-Reduces the number of DUI and Drug arrests

-Increases public safety

-Reduces cost (jail and court time)

-Provides for increased accountability

-Reduces recidivism

-Improves the likelihood of offender rehabilitation

-Returns the offender to the community as a productive member of society