- ACCORD is a DUI program for people who have been arrested for and convicted of driving under the influence. Program participants must have a referral from the court system. ACCORD is a state-licensed program, and funding comes from the United Way, charitable donations, and county and federal sources. ACCORD is located in La Mesa, about 10 minutes away from El Cajon.
- The MAAC Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP) is a counseling program for people arrested and convicted of DUI. The program provides individual and group counseling, as well as education to those who've been referred by the court system, probation department, or Department of Motor Vehicles. Most participants attend the program once a week, taking part in a group meeting as well as an educational session. Services are provided in both English and Spanish. The MAAC building is in Chula Vista, about 20 miles from El Cajon.
- San Diego State University offers a DUI program through its Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies. Participants must have a referral, but it can be from San Diego County, the state of California or another state. The program provides education and counseling. There are six different programs, depending on the degree of the charge, ranging from six weeks for an alcohol-related reckless driving charge to 18 months for multiple or repeat offenses. The center is located in the Keamy Mesa area of San Diego, a 20-minute drive from El Cajon.
Occupational Health Services
- Occupational Health Services of San Diego operates a DUI program for convicted offenders. Programs are tailored to the conviction, and include short-term education for reckless driving and three- and six-month courses for DUIs. Education classes are required, as are group and individual counseling sessions; both are available in English and Spanish, and follow-up and tracking services are provided to monitor success rates. OHS is located in San Marcos, a 40-minute drive from El Cajon.