Entrance into the Forsyth County Drug Treatment Court (DRTC) requires the submission of a referral form. Forms may be completed and submitted using this online form OR you may make your request in writing and send it to:
ATTN: DRTC Coordinator
PO Box 20099
Winston-Salem, NC 27120
Click Here for a printable Referral Form.
To be considered for DRTC, a referral must be submitted to the DRTC Coordinator. After the referral is received, an assessment will be arranged and treatment will be recommended. Assuming the defendant engages in treatment, the DRTC will then decide to accept or deny them into the program based off the factors below.
*Note: Attorneys should get the referral form to the DRTC Coordinator prior to the defendants scheduled court date.
To be eligible for the DRTC, one must:
Other factors will be strongly considered, such as:
If the defendant’s case is rejected from the DRTC it will remain in the court of origin with their original legal representation.
Submission of a referral form does not guarantee acceptance into the DRTC.
All admissions to the DRTC will be decided by the DRTC team on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration all pertinent information, including, but not limited to, the individual circumstances of the defendant, the charge(s) and facts of the case, the availability of suitable treatment for the defendant, and the current caseload of the DRTC. Not all eligible defendants will be accepted into the DRTC.
Acceptance into and completion of the program does not guarantee any specific outcomes.
By submitting the following form you are requesting to be admitted to the Forsyth County Drug Treatment Court.
The form is currently incomplete. Please review your entries to ensure that you have answered each required question.