PC1210 Programs FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I enroll in a PC1210 program?
    You may contact any PC1210 provider of your choice to enroll into a program directly. You can also click on the provider list link to download the current provider list.
  • Does the County monitor the PC1210 program?
    Yes. County staff monitor the PC1210 providers to ensure quality services and compliance with their agreement with the County.
  • Do I have to pay for the PC1210 program?
    Yes. All providers post their program prices in advance and will explain their fee structure to you when you sign a contract with them.
  • Do I still need to go to the appointments if I just pay for the entire program in advance?
    Yes. Most programs will not accept payment in full in advance of services. In any case, you must still complete all program requirements in order to receive credit for the program.
  • Are the providers allowed to charge extra fees, such as cancellation, transfer, reinstatement fees, etc.?
    Yes. All provider fees are reviewed by the County and approved. Providers are approved to charge administrative fees for cancellations, re-scheduling of appointments, no-shows, drug tests, reinstatements, duplicate forms and transfers. All fees will be disclosed to you in advance when you sign a contract with the provider.
  • What if I cannot afford the PC1210 program?
    All programs are able to conduct financial assessments and will offer you one when you first enroll in the program and at any other time you request it. Orange County programs offer extended payment plans for those who qualify.
  • Do you offer an accelerated PC1210 program?
    No. There are no accelerated PC1210 programs in Orange County. All programs must be completed within the time stipulated by the program length.
  • Can I complete the PC1210 program online?
    There are no approved online PC1000 programs.