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Will County DUI Evaluation

Illinois law requires all DUI defendants to go through an alcohol and drug evaluation.

The statute states: "After a finding of guilt and prior to any final sentencing or an order for supervision...individuals shall be required to undergo a professional evaluation to determine if an alcohol, drug, or intoxicating compound abuse problem exists and the extent of the problem, and undergo the imposition of treatment as appropriate."

From first-time offenders to DUI defendants with multiple convictions, anyone in Will County with a DUI charge must undergo the assessment. The purpose of this evaluation is to determine a defendant's relationship with drugs and alcohol and whether they may have any substance abuse issues. Based on the results, the evaluator will recommend a certain treatment program for the participant.

The evaluation includes several parts. First, the evaluator will examine your driving history. Second, if any chemical tests were administered (including a breathalyzer, blood or urine test) during the arrest, the examiner will review the results. Third, the defendant will be asked to take a standardized objective test. Finally, the evaluator will perform in-person interview to elicit any additional information about the severity of a defendant's reliance on alcohol or drugs. Together, all of these results are used to determine the nature of the defendants' relationship to drugs and alcohol and whether substance abuse treatment is necessary.

Based on the results of the examination, the evaluator will assign one of four classifications to the defendant. The classifications are: Minimum Risk, Moderate Risk, Significant Risk, and High Risk. The classification that a defendant receives will determine the type and extent of mandated treatment.

It's important to know that each of these classifications carries a recommended treatment program, but an evaluator has the power to use discretion and propose a longer or more demanding program if they see fit. Ultimately, the Will County court decides whether or not to approve the evaluator's suggestion, but more often than not judges accept these recommendations.


Will County DUI Evaluation Procedure

The evaluation administration process in Will County is unlike most other Illinois counties in that it allows a defendant to choose their provider. However, the defendant does have to foot the bill, and evaluations can range from $150 up to $250 based on the provider's policy.

It is important to obtain the representation of a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney throughout the evaluation and sentencing process. Without guidance, a defendant could find himself facing a harsher sentence.

There are 46 DUI evaluation centers in Will County, in the cities of Joliet, Naperville, New Lenox, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Hinsdale, Aurora, Yorkville, Bloomington, Morris, Frankfort, Park Forest, Lake Villa, Blue Island, Woodridge, Crete, Crest Hill, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, Rockford, and Lemont:

  • A.D.E.P.T. Services, Inc.
    Attention: Barbara Ellis
    3033 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 215
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 582-4594
  • All Types Counseling Services, LLC.
    Attention: Brenda Copeland
    7210 W. Benton Road, Unit 7240
    Frankfort, IL 60423
    Phone: (815) 806-2690
  • AMT Counseling Management Services
    Attention: Marcie Clark
    1859 Black Road
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 730-8900
  • Adult Counseling and Educational Services
    Attention: Tony Miranda
    1507 1/2 W. Jefferson Street
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 725-3006
  • Agape Missions
    Attention: Jill Skole
    840 Plainfield Road
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 723-1548 ext. 21
  • Alpha Counseling Center
    Attention: Linda Pearson
    1112 S. Washington, Suite 10
    Naperville, IL 60540
    Phone: (630) 983-4577
  • Associates in Professional Counseling and Coaching
    Attention: Dr. Charles Polcaster
    24118 W. Chicago Street, Suite 210
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    Phone: (708) 448-0884, ext. 23
  • AVP Counseling and DUI Services
    Attention: Arnold Pilmonas
    336 W. Maple Street, Unit 4
    New Lenox, IL 60451
    Phone: (815) 463-1234
  • Aztec Counseling Services
    Attention: Karina Ramirez
    15 Fairlane Drive
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 729-1800
  • Bolingbrook Treatment, LLC
    Attention: Jo Carlson
    352 N. Schmidt
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    Phone: (630) 705-0556
  • Care Clinics, Inc.
    Attention: Stan Rocush
    522 North Lake Street
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 896-4650
  • Care Clinics, Inc.
    Attention: Stan Rocush
    121 N. Washington Street, Suite 100
    Naperville, IL 60540
    Phone: (630) 357-2012
  • Care Clinics, Inc.
    Attention: Stan Rocush
    507 W. Kendall, 2nd Floor, Suite 9
    Yorkville, IL 60560
    Phone: (630) 533-9510
  • Challenge Behavioral Healthcare
    Attention: Rick Kelling
    15 Spinning Wheel Road, Suite 127
    Hinsdale, IL 60521
    Phone: (630) 325-8252
  • Chestnut Health Systems
    Attention: Tammy Rodgers
    702 W. Chestnut
    Bloomington, IL 61701
    Phone: (309) 827-6026
  • Community Service Council Of Northern Will County
    Attention: Director: Bob Kalnicky
    440 Quadrangle Drive,? Suite C
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    Phone: (815) 886-5000
  • Community Solutions Inc.
    Attention: Erica McGregory
    12 W. Cass Street
    Joliet, IL 60432
    Phone: (815) 727-2830
  • Cornell Interventions - Woodridge
    Attention: Kathy Krolak
    2221 W. 64th?Street
    Woodridge, IL 60517
    Phone: (630) 968-6477
  • Counseling Associates
    Attention: John Lazar
    3033 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 205
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 773-6277
  • Crossroads Counseling Services, LLC.
    Attention: Angela Solis
    1802 N. Division Street, Suite 509
    Morris, IL 60450
    Phone: (815) 941-3882
  • Diagnostic Services Associates, Ltd.
    Attention: Char Crotty
    18861 90th Avenue, Suite C
    Mokena, IL 60448
    Phone: (708) 422-3680
  • DUI Court Services
    Attention: Victor Needham
    20500 S. LaGrange Road, Unit 6R
    Frankfort, IL 60423
    Phone: (815) 534-5893
  • DUI Court Services
    Attention: Victor Needham or Carly Stack
    252 Main Street
    Park Forest, IL 60466
    Phone: (708) 481-9570
  • Family Guidance Centers, Inc.
    Attention: Laura Murphy
    2400 Glenwood Avenue
    Joliet, IL 60432
    Phone: (815) 730-7521
  • Fresh Start DUI Services
    Attention: Christina Curtis
    21020 80th Avenue, Suite 1
    Frankfort, IL 60423
    Phone: (888) 551-0177
  • Gateway Foundation
    25480 W. Cedarcrest Lane
    Lake Villa, IL 60046
    Phone: (877) 505-4673 or (847) 356-8025
  • Gildhaus Outpatient and DUI Services
    Attention: Michelle Strickland
    13315 S. Olde Western Avenue
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    Phone: (708) 926-9627
  • Guiding Light Counseling
    Attention: Kim Duris
    1051 Internationale Parkway
    Woodridge, IL 60517
    Phone: (630) 739-7500
  • Hill ASAP Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program, Inc.
    Attention: Vivian Hill
    1040 E. Steger Road
    Crete, IL 60417
    Phone: (708) 347-0578
  • Hope Behavioral Services at the Jeannine Brent Center, Inc.
    Attention: Beth Marie Hawkins
    406 Theodore Street, Unit A1
    Crest Hill, IL 60403
    Phone: (815) 260-7203
  • Hope Recovery of D'Amico and Associates Counseling
    Attention: Terry D'Amico
    15750 S. Bell Road, Suite 1 A/D
    Homer Glen, IL 60491
    Phone: (855) 223-HOPE
  • Kelly's Accurate DUI Evaluations / Treatment Services
    Attention: Renee Kelly
    20550 S. LaGrange Road, Basement Suite
    Frankfort, IL 60423
    Phone: (815) 630-8828
  • Maryville Scott Nolan Center
    555 Wilson Lane
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    Phone: (847) 768-5430
  • New Visions Court Counseling
    Attention: Tori Medina
    6912 Main Street #201
    Downers Grove, IL 60516
    Phone: (630) 493-1100
  • Paramo?s Counseling Center
    Attention: Armando Paramo
    815 N. Larkin Avenue, Suite 204
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 729-0055
  • Partners in Treatment Counseling Services, Inc.
    Attention: Rick WIlliams
    21020 80th Avenue, Frankfort, IL 60423

    Phone: (815) 464-6554
  • Riverside Resolve Center
    Attention: Manager:? Jim Samone
    411 W. Division Street
    Manteno, IL 60950
    Phone: (815) 468-3241
  • Rosecrance - Griffin Williamson Campus
    1601 N. University Drive
    Rockford, IL 61107
    Phone: (815) 391-1000
  • Silver Cross Hospital
    Attention: Tecya Peterson
    1900 Silver Cross Blvd.
    New Lenox, IL 60451
    Phone: (815) 300-7528
  • Stepping Stones - Extended Residential Home (Men and Women)
    Attention: Peter McLenighan
    1621 Theodore Street
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 744-4555
  • Stepping Stones, Inc.
    Attention: Paul Lauridsen
    1621 Theodore Street
    Joliet, IL 60435
    Phone: (815) 744-4555, ext. 103
  • Timberline Knolls
    407 Timberline Drive
    Lemont, IL 60439
    Phone: (630) 257-9600
  • Tools for Life Counseling Professionals
    Attention: Shelley Simmons
    2132 Deep Water Lane
    Naperville, IL 60564
    Phone: (630) 499-6300
  • Traffic School of Behavioral Change
    Attention: Tamara Santagelo
    54 N. Ottawa Street, Suite 500
    Joliet, IL 60432
    Phone: (815) 723-7575
  • Will County Health Department
    Attention: Joseph Troiani
    501 Ella Avenue
    Joliet, IL 60432
    Phone: (815) 727-8480

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