The state requires that all clients must do an ADSS evaluation in the county in which you received your DUII. The designated evaluator for the majority of Clackamas County is now Beacon Hill Recovery.  Their telephone number is 503-505-0367.

DO NOT CONFUSE THE ADSS EVALUATION WITH A TREATMENT CENTER EVALUATION (AKA: diagnostic assessment). Yes, your insurance will cover a treatment diagnostic assessment. No, we do not take insurance here. Yes, you will need to do both evaluations. If you choose to ignore this step, you will risk your Diversion status. You are required by law to get an evaluation through our office.

We cannot sign you up until the Judge signs your Diversion petition. This will usually happen after your second court date. Clients are typically told to report to our office within 72 hours of officially entering Diversion with the court (after your final court date). PLEASE BRING COURT PAPERWORK AND BE PREPARED TO PRE-PAY YOUR FEES WHEN YOU REPORT.  If you are unable to pay the full fee at that time, a payment plan can be arranged. You will not receive an appointment until the fee is paid in full. 

When you report and pay the fees, you will be scheduled for the evaluation and Victim Panel. Your assessment will last 45 minutes to one hour. We will explain the Diversion program to you, explain treatment and what is expected of you, explain the Interlock device and rules, and give you a list of treatment centers to choose from. It is recommended that you research the DUII certified treatment programs prior to your evaluation, especially if you have health insurance.  If you choose to begin treatment before you complete your evaluation and referral through us, be aware that it is on a voluntary basis. You must be evaluated and referred by PADES. You will be expected to choose a program during your evaluation with PADES. 

Clients are required to attend a treatment program that is DUII/State Certified. Clients who live in Oregon, must attend treatment in Oregon and must follow the guidelines set by their individual treatment programs. The average length of treatment is anywhere from 4-6 months.  Clients who live outside of Oregon are required to find a treatment center that will meet or exceed Oregon DUII treatment requirements. You will also be required to confirm that we are receiving all documentation from the out of state program. Our office will assist you in this process.  All clients who have been terminated from treatment are required to complete a re-referral through PADES before they can begin treatment again. All clients must remain totally abstinent from alcohol and drugs during the entire Diversion program and will be required to document abstinence through urine testing.

We offer reduction of Court fees to Diversion clients only if you provide proof of Food Stamp eligibility prior to your evaluation. If you return all required forms by the return date we assign and complete your scheduled appointment, then we will send notice to the courts requesting a reduction of court fees. DISCOUNTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED! You will still be required to pay the Evaluation and IID Fee  to PADES prior to your appointment.  If you fail to report to our office within 30 days of beginning Diversion or fail to complete your evaluation and return of documents,  you will loseany reductions.

For those clients who live over 100 miles away, we will gladly arrange to do everything by phone, mail and e-mail. We also give clients information on how to complete an online Victim Panel and find a treatment program in your area.

If you live out of state but appear for Court,  please try come in to sign up with us BEFORE you leave the state. Bring your court paperwork and $225 cash, check or money order with you so we can sign you up for your phone evaluation. All phone evaluations are PREPAID.  You will not be scheduled for an appointment without payment and completion of documents.

Unfortunately, treatment cannot be transferred from one agency to another without losing all progress and starting over. If you know you will be moving while you are in treatment, please discuss this with your evaluator during your appointment.  Keep this in mind when choosing a treatment center.  This is especially important to remember if you are a college student living in student housing. 



If your Diversion was revoked, please know that everything you did as a Diversion client has been revoked. This means that everything that you have done prior to the day you were convicted is null and void, and you must start over as if you are starting from the beginning.

You must do another evaluation with us and you must go back to treatment.  You will have to obtain a DMV Completion Certificate from your Conviction treatment program in order to reinstate your driving privileges after your license suspension ends. 

The only exception is this:

If you were in treatment when your Diversion was revoked and you remained in treatment pending your conviction evaluation, the treatment may count for part of your Conviction treatment. If you have been out of treatment for more than 30 days, you will have to restart.

Convictions must provide the following five things in order to schedule an evaluation:

1) COPY OF YOUR CONVICTION JUDGEMENT FROM COURT -- If you don’t have it, you must get it from the records room in the courthouse, or your lawyer.  This is the legal order signed by the Judge                   



4) COPY OF YOUR POLICE REPORT WITH PROOF OF BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL -- You will need to contact the police department that arrested you, or ask your attorney to email it to us.  

5) SID NUMBER -- You are required to provide PADES with an SID "State Identification" number. Contact the court house or police department for this information. 

Be sure to get a certified Court copy of your Oregon DMV record and a record for ANY state that you have lived in within the past 10 years.

You must give all of these things to us before we can schedule an evaluation. You must get us the payment and the paperwork before you will be given a date for your appointment.

****If you don’t have the police report, you may get it from your lawyer or the agency that arrested you.  Be aware that there may be a cost and a time delay in obtaining the report from the agency.

When you come to our office, it will take approximately 15-30 minutes to fill out background information.

Convictions are not eligible for a food stamp discount. There are no other discounts available. If you have difficulty coming up with the fee, wecan discuss a payment plan or you will need to speak to your Probation Officer.

Your PO will give you a time limit in which to get your evaluation done and get into treatment without being in violation of your probation. It is important to remember that you must be done with our evaluation and be in a treatment program before your time limit is up. Our office is generally booked out 1-2 weeks. Although each treatment center is different, they may be booked anywhere from 1 week to 1 month out. If you choose to wait until the end of your time limit to pay us and set an appointment, we cannot guarantee that we can fit you in before that time limit expires. 

Once you are in treatment, it is your responsibility to continue with treatment until you successfully complete and obtain your DMV Completion Certificate. Any problems or concerns should be directed to your PO, as they have the final say in any decision that is made. Any missed appointments, positive UA’s or issues in treatment performance will be immediately reported to your PO.