Providing Alternatives for Drug and Alcohol First Offenders
Our Judicial Services team assists people with drug and alcohol offenses and helps them navigate the Judicial System
SouthLight manages one of the largest Pre-Trial Diversion Programs in North Carolina.
Under guidelines provided by the Wake County District Attorney, SouthLight Healthcare provides substance use assessment and education for clients charged with drug & alcohol offenses, enabling clients to receive a dismissal of their charges as opposed to traditional prosecution. Our Judicial Services Team serves more than 4,600 people each year.
We have been a trusted resource for the District Attorney’s office, local attorneys and clients in need for over 30 years, and we are committed to creating safer, healthier communities for the citizens of Wake County.
Substance Use Assessments
If you were required to have a Substance Use Assessment per the Deferral Agreement that you signed in court, you can sign up for a Virtual Online Assessment. Click below to learn more, register and pay the
Judicial Deferral Classes
The 15-hour First Offender Class is now being conducted online. Click below to learn more, register, and pay the $258 class fee via PayPal (you do not need to have a PayPal account).
Court Date Information
You can obtain your court date by clicking here. You will need this date to register for online classes. If you can't find your court date/case number on the website, then you will need to contact the Clerk of Courts Wake County Clerk of Court: Wake County Justice Center, Clerk of Court's office is on the 1st floor, Room 1000 300 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Have questions about our Judicial programs?
Click the orange box for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Judicial Services: 919-828-4892