Request a Court-Ordered Alcohol Evaluation | 5751 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles

  • 5751 Whittier Boulevard
    Los Angeles CA 90022
  • CALL NOW: (323) 628-1507
  • Working Hours:

    Daily 10:00 – 7:00

  • Complete your alcohol assessment at our convenient kiosk location. The tablets at our kiosk locations allow you to register, pay, and complete an assessment.

Choose Your Assessment

Minor in Possession

A person under 21 who is being investigated for drug- or alcohol-related offenses may be ordered to complete this evaluation by a school, court, or other authority.

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DUI Evaluation

This type of assessment is requested by courts when they are trying to determine whether a DWI/DUI incident was the result of an alcohol abuse disorder.

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Basic Alcohol Evaluation

In cases where a clinical alcohol disorder is suspected, courts and employers may use this report to determine whether treatment would benefit the person involved.

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General Drug and Alcohol Evaluation

Often known by other terms, such as AODA assessment, AOD assessment, or A&D assessment, this evaluation is frequently requested by authorities investigating a case that involves the use of prescription medication, street drugs, or alcohol.

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Workplace Incident Drug and Alcohol Evaluation

Employers usually request this evaluation when looking into a violation of their company’s alcohol and drug policy.

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Driver’s License Reinstatement

DMVs require an independent license reinstatement evaluation when deciding whether to restore a suspended or revoked driving license.

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Mental Health Evaluation

This evaluation attempts to determine if an individual has a mental health disorder that affects their behavior.

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Domestic Violence Assessment

This type of evaluation aims to help courts and other authorities determine whether an individual is a potential risk in a domestic violence situation.

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Anger Management Assessment

This specific type of evaluation may be ordered following a workplace altercation, assault charge, or road-rage incident.

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Not sure where to start with getting a court-ordered alcohol evaluation? New Directions is here to help. Our professional evaluators have helped over 5,500 clients since 2010 with assessments for DUI, mental health, license reinstatement, and much more. Thousands of our evaluations have been completed through secure online service1, too.

More than 750 counties in 48 states accept evaluations from New Directions, including the California DMV, probation offices, and courts.

You can start the assessment process online or by visiting our convenient kiosks throughout L.A.—including the one at Streamline Audio on Whittier Boulevard. Whichever option you choose, we’re ready to help you get started.

Why Should You Choose New Directions?

We’re A Trusted Leader

We’re proud of the high-quality service we’ve provided our thousands of clients over the last 12+ years—all without ethical violations or legal complaints of any kind.

We Offer Convenient Online Service

You can request your assessment online or at a kiosk location near you. After you complete the evaluation process, your report will usually be ready within five business days. For many cases, we can also offer rush service for an additional fee.

Our Evaluators Are Professionals

Your assessment will be completed by a qualified evaluator with experience working with clients like you. New Directions assessments are accepted in over 750 counties across 48 states.

How Do I Know This Assessment Will Be Accepted?

Brian talks about what courts, employers, and various authorities look for to consider an assessment legitimate and acceptable.

New Directions FAQ

Are there references I can check before I decide to work with New Directions?

Of course. We’re happy to provide our references—just call us at 1-800-671-8589 to make a request.

Can I check whether my assessment will be accepted before I pay for it?

Yes. Feel free to call us or to contact the authority that ordered your assessment. New Directions assessments are accepted by most state court systems and DMVs, including those in California. You can also visit the "check my state" map on our home page.

What if my assessment isn’t accepted? Can I receive a refund?

Yes, we issue refunds in accordance with the policy laid out in our Terms of Service. Make sure you have read our refund policy under Terms of Service carefully before requesting a refund. When the authority that ordered you to complete an evaluation will not accept our assessment and you meet the conditions of our Terms of Service refund policy, we will refund your assessment fee (rush-processing fees are excluded from refunds). You must request a refund within 45 days of completing your assessment.

My deadline is in a couple of days. Can you complete my assessment by then?

We offer rush processing services for deadlines that are fewer than five working days away. Please contact us before requesting your evaluation to make certain we can complete your service in time for your deadline. Additional fees will apply.

Will I receive a copy of the assessment when it’s complete?

Your evaluator will e-mail you your report when it is complete. You then have the option to forward your report to the authority that requested it or permit your evaluator to forward it on your behalf. In cases where official court orders apply, there may be exceptions to who can send the assessment.

Does New Directions make sure my data is kept private?

Yes. The privacy and security of client information is a top priority for us.

For a detailed description of our privacy terms, including limitations placed on confidentiality by state and federal law, please read our Consent for Service and Terms of Agreement.

To secure your information, we:
•    Use SSL-encrypted servers to store all client data
•    Do not record sessions conducted via webcam/video
•    All paper records are properly stored in protected locations


1 May not be accepted in all locations