Mission: The planning, promotion production, and conducting, both as a principal and agent of educational programs for driver improvement and education, and rehabilitative program for problem drinkers and alcoholics, in conjunction with local court and law enforcement agencies, for study and research projects therein, and public information services therein.
Programs: This organization works to make the community safer. The major portion of the program focuses on those who have been convicted of driving under the influence, whether alcohol or drugs (1,180 unique clients). Providing education, group and individual counseling helps the participants to avoid driving under the influence and recidivating. Steps also works with traffic violators, those who have received a traffic ticket. The traffic violator school can either be taken on-site or through the internet traffic school. During our last fiscal year steps provided services to 563 traffic violators. Steps also provides a variety of prevention services, including focusing on underage drinkers as well as those who are over-served alcohol. The responsible beverage service training provided services to more than 100 people, including residents of both kern and san luis obispo counties.